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New view of Earth

12:01pm, May 28, 2003

NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

The image on the left is a portion of the first photo from the perspective of another planet showing Earth as more than a point of light. The bright areas are clouds over the Americas, depicted on the globe at right. The picture comes from the Mars Global Surveyor probe now orbiting Mars. The craft was about 139 million kilometers away from Earth

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