This Is Neither Mars Nor Mercury -- This Is Earth

Commander Chris Hadfield — god bless his astrochops — just took this photo of Earth with the following caption: "Mars is a very interesting planet, with its rugged, ancient surface. But this is Earth."

Absolutely oooohstanding. [Twitter]


    Volcanoes looking a little like meteorite craters. I see :)

    I would have said the Moon before Mars or Mercury.

      Too ridged to be the Moon

        It was more a choice based on soil colour, but honestly I don't know much them anyway.

          yeah it's cool wasn't having a go at you mate just sharing my opinion :)

            Haha no I wasn't offended, just thought you knew more than me.

    nabro volcano between eritrea and ethiopia

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