Planet: The view from orbit
• Planet: view from orbit
US astronaut Scott Kelly - famous space photographs. During his stay on the International Space Station, he made a lot of beautiful pictures with views of our planet from space. With some pictures from the ISS we meet today.
San Francisco, California. From left to see the Golden Gate Bridge. (Photo by Scott Kelly | NASA):
The sand, the sea and the islands of the Bahamas. (Photo by Scott Kelly | NASA):
Washington, DC at night. (Photo by Scott Kelly | NASA):
Mountain View from space. (Photo by Scott Kelly | NASA):
Reef San Rafael - geological feature located in Emery County in central Utah, part of the Colorado Plateau. (Photo by Scott Kelly | NASA):
A colorful sky during sunset. (Photo by Scott Kelly | NASA):
The oil fields in West Texas.
The glaciers in Tajikistan.
View from a height of more than 400 km.
Lake Tengiz, Kazakhstan. In the lake are many islands.
Web night lights in Shanghai.
Space flowers. Yes, there are flowers on the ISS.
Northern Lights from space.
A tiny island in a big ocean.
Clouds over Qatar.
Our spaceship "Soyuz" on the approach to the ISS.
Italy and the Alps.
Aleutian Islands - an archipelago of volcanic origin, forming an arc from the coast of Alaska to the bottom of the Kamchatka Peninsula. The archipelago limits the south Bering Sea.
Lake Mackay, Australia.
The dunes, sand hills.
A tropical cyclone Ashobaa in Oman.
The famous Eye of the Sahara - Rishat ring structure with a diameter of 50 kilometers is visible even from space. It is believed that Rishat formed between the Late Proterozoic and Ordovician (the most ancient ring - 500-600 million years).