The Strait of Gibraltar, pinned FROM SPACE by astronaut Karen Nyberg! Europe and Africa are separated by only miles at the Strait of Gibraltar, which connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea.
This is THE definitive image of planet Earth: Satellite captures all of our globe in one stunning, 121million-megapixel shot
This magnificent image is a portrait of the Earth taken in one single shot. At 121 megapixels, it is the highest resolution image of the planet ever and was taken by the geostationary Russian weather satellite the Electro-L.
Earth Call me crazy but. If technology gets to the point where Space Shuttle flights are as common as airplane flights, I will be the first to buy a ticket just to see the Earth from space and experience zero gravity.
One of three Expedition 37 crew members aboard the International Space Station on Sept. 2013 photographed this high oblique night image showing dozens of major cities and communities on the east coast of the U.
nasa “Of all celestial bodies within reach or view, as far as we can see, out to the edge, the most wonderful and marvelous and mysterious is turning out to be our own planet Earth. There is nothing to match it anywhere, not yet anyway.” —Lewis Thomas This image was taken by NavCam 1 on September 22, 2017, as our OSIRIS-REx—Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, and Security–Regolith Explorer—spacecraft completed an Earth gravity-assist maneuver—flying close enough to…