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.
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.
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
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.
aerial view of the icelandic rivers - at a first glance these photos almost look like satellite imagery of a distant planet. these photos were actually taken from a light aircraft traveling at ft) above the ground by andrei yermolayev