Skip to content
CityLab
Environment

A One-of-a-Kind Animation of the Moon's 'Dark Side'

Watch the moon slide across Earth in this fantastic footage from 1 million miles away.
relates to A One-of-a-Kind Animation of the Moon's 'Dark Side'
NASA/NOAA

NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory only reached its orbit a million miles from Earth in June. But already it’s sending back stunning test images, the latest being these shots of the moon’s dark side—that potential future home of a lunar city—sliding across our world.