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NASA Space Place: Thermosphere
NASA Space Place

The thermosphere lies between the exosphere and the mesosphere. 

NASA Space Place: Troposphere
NASA Space Place

This layer gets its name from the weather that is constantly changing and mixing up the gases in this part of our atmosphere.

NASA Space Place: Supermoon, Blood Moon, Blue Moon and Harvest Moon
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When you look up at the night sky, you might notice that the Moon looks a little different each night.

NASA Space Place: Earth's Atmosphere
NASA Space Place

Earth is a great planet to live on because it has a wonderful atmosphere around it.

NASA Space Place: All About Earth
NASA

Our home planet Earth is a rocky, terrestrial planet.

NASA Space Place: How Does GPS Work?
NASA Space Place

When your phone tells you where you are, it may actually be listening to signals from satellites high up in space.

NASA Space Place: Earth
NASA

All about Earth!

NASA Space Place: Exosphere
NASA Space Place

The exosphere is the outermost layer of our atmosphere. 

NASA Space Place: What Are the Moon’s Phases?
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The different shapes of the Moon that we see at different times of the month are called the Moon’s phases.

NASA Space Place: Ionosphere
NASA Space Place

An interesting layer called the ionosphere overlaps the mesosphere, thermosphere, and exosphere.

NASA Space Place: What Is a Solar Eclipse?
NASA Space Place

Learn all about solar eclipses in this video!

NASA Space Place: Make a Fan with Earth's Layers
NASA Space Place

To remember that Earth is much more than just the surface we see every day, make this Earth layer fan.