250,000 Earth Photographs from the International Space Station
The crew of Expedition 13 recently passed a major milestone: as of late August 2006, more than one quarter of a million images of Earth had been taken from the International Space Station. The 250,000th image is an oblique view (a photograph taken from a side angle) of the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. This view provides a sense of perspective and accents topography, in contrast to nadir (directly downwards) views. Snow highlights the peaks of the Banks Peninsula to the southeast of…
Blissful Solitude and Gratitude (February-March 2010) – Jenny S.W. Lee
Travel & nature conservation volunteer work in Willobank, New Zealand & Atherton Tablelands, Australia. Visited Christchurch, Sydney, Cairns, etc.