Moon

A pictorial history of Earth from space

Over the past 70 years there has been a stunning assortment of images of our home planet taken from space. Take a trip through the history of Earth photography in our gallery, from the first "Earthrise" images, to a look at our precious planet from the outermost reaches of our solar system.

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Just how wet is the Moon's interior?

Scientists had thought our Moon to be mostly free of water ​up until around a decade ago. But a new study has drawn on satellite data to uncover volcanic deposits spread out across its surface that contain surprising amounts of trapped water, raising questions around how the Moon was formed.

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