Stumbled across these pictures from the ISS.
Just imagine the amount of energy being consumed in these pictures.
I wonder if this is the type of picture we might one day see when commencing a fly-by a habited planet ?
Hopefully in my life time, fingers crossed
''Aurora Borealis in the distance on this beautiful night over Europe. The Strait of Dover is clear as is Paris, the City of Lights, though there is a
little fog over the western part of England and London''
Stark contrast: The dark desolate lifeless desert of northern Africa and the Nile River teeming with life along its shores, and the Mediterranean
''Looks like there's a party going on: The Mediterranean Riviera, along the coastline from Valencia, Spain, to Livorno, Italy, and the Balearic
''Clear outline: The Florida peninsula and the southeastern U.S. on a clear autumn night, with moonlight over the water and the haze of the inner
''The ancient gateway city of Istanbul, in Turkey is the only city in the world to span two continents, linking the Black Sea to the north and the Sea
of Marmara to the south''
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EDIT: Please visit link to see full size pictures. This is my first time uploading pictures, the ones I have have been cut short. Any one able to pm
me a way around this ?
edit on 18-11-2010 by Red_xi because: to add caption
edit on 18-11-2010 by Red_xi because: spelling