Earth is our home. It's a planet teeming with life and holding the key to humanity's existence. Unlike other celestial bodies in our solar system, Earth possesses unique characteristics that have fostered the development of diverse ecosystems and continue to sustain life.

Earth is third planet from the sun with the diameter at the equator is roughly 12,742 kilometers (7,918 miles). If you traced a circle around Earth's equator, the total distance, or circumference, would be approximately 40,075 kilometers (24,901 miles).