There are (so far) 1,800 known planets beyond our solar system, but among all of them, there's no place like Earth.
There are (so far) 1,800 known planets beyond our solar system, but among all of them, there's no place like Earth. This Earth Day, April 22, NASA is asking you to share pictures and video of your favorite places on Earth using social media - and tag them #NoPlaceLikeHome.
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This Earth Day, April 22, NASA is asking people around the world to share pictures and videos on social media that show there is no place like home -- planet Earth.

NASA's Earth Day #NoPlaceLikeHome project seeks to get the public involved in highlighting the great diversity of the places, landscapes and ecosystems of our home planet. Participants are invited to post photos and videos that answer a simple question: What is your favorite place on Earth?

Images can be shared using the hashtag #NoPlaceLikeHome on Twitter, Instagram, Vine, Facebook, Google+ and Flickr. Leading up to Earth Day, NASA will participate by posting its own images and videos.

NASA's mission includes exploring beyond Earth and using the vantage point of space to improve our understanding of the most complex planet we've seen yet. The agency's Earth-observing satellites, airborne research and field campaigns are designed to observe our planet's dynamic systems -- oceans, ice sheets, forests and atmosphere -- and improve our ability to understand how our planet is changing and could change.

For more information on the #NoPlaceLikeHome project, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/likehome


News Media Contact

Alan Buis
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California
818-354-0474
alan.buis@jpl.nasa.gov

Steve Cole
NASA Headquarters, Washington
202-358-0918
stephen.e.cole@nasa.gov

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