Emily LakdawallaJul 05, 2012

Birth of a New Moon

It's such a wonderful thing that astronauts like Don Pettit can tweet photos like these from space.

Birth of a New Moon
Birth of a New Moon Photo by astronaut Don Pettit on Space Station Expedition 31, shortly before his return to Earth, taken on June 30, 2012.Image: NASA / Don Pettit