Sunday, January 27, 2013

From Space



This is New York City from the Space Station. Chris Hadfield points out that Central Park is clearly visible.

Every day Commander Hadfield has been tweeting amazing photos of places around the world. It's worth joining Twitter just to see them.

Here is the Suez Canal, with ships waiting for a pilot to guide them through from the Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea:


And here is a similar piece of geography: Istanbul where Europe and Asia meet:


How about this photo of smoke from a large fire in Australia:


And for frequent travellers, Atlanta, Georgia, with the one of the busiest airports in the world, clearly visible from the Space Station: