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Blue Marble 2012 – Arctic View

Blue Marble 2012 – Arctic View, a photo by Saad Faruque on Flickr. Via Flickr: Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/gsfc/7394700302/in/photostream/ A very different view of the earth right above the Arctic, you can see Europe, Asia, Hint of Africa, even the place I come from. Taken by Suomi NPP captured on its entirety from an altitude of 512… Continue reading Blue Marble 2012 – Arctic View

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Earth, May 14, 2011

The Highest Resolution Image of our Planet It’s been taken by Russia’s latest weather satellite, the Electro-L. Elektro-L is now orbiting Earth on a geostationary orbit 36,000 kilometers above the equator. The satellite took the photos at a massive 121 megapixels. Electro-L’s images were made combining three visible light wavelengths and one infrared, according to… Continue reading Earth, May 14, 2011

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Blue Earth the other side

Blue Earth the other side, a photo by Saad Faruque on Flickr. Via Flickr: Eastern Hemisphere – Blue Marble 2012 Responding to public demand, NASA scientists created a companion image to the wildly popular ‘Blue Marble’ released last week (January 25, 2012). http://www.flickr.com/photos/gsfc/6760135001 Had to make a copy of this one too… just keep it… Continue reading Blue Earth the other side