The satellite captured this image of the sand seas of the Namib Desert. The blue and white area is the dry river bed of the Tsauchab. Image Courtesy: Korea Aerospace Research Institute / European Space Agency
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.
Crescent Moon & Earth from space. "Quite possibly, the purpose of the universe is to provide a congenial home for self-conscious creatures who can ask profound questions and who can probe the nature of the universe itself.
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 has proclaimed this image the MOST amazing high definition image of Earth ever. This ‘Blue Marble’ image of the Earth was taken from the VIIRS instrument aboard NASA’s most recently launched Earth-observing satellite – Suomi NPP.