These photos prove that astronauts can also be skilled photographers millions of miles away in space. These aerial shots were taken by the spacemen at the International Space Station.
Check out the gallery to see more of Earth from a different perspective. Don't you think the pictures of clouds in the first few photographs look like an exploded bomb?
Implications - Ever since the first pictures of the earth from space started showing up in the 1960's, people all over the world have been fascinated at this truly unbelievable perspective of our planet. As space flight becomes increasingly common, it goes without saying that more and more astronauts will be encouraged to capture our earth from orbit. In fact, I wouldn't be surprised if organizations like NASA started creating entire departments devoted to spaceflight shutterbugging.
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Astronauts Become Photographers at the International Space Station
- By: Tisah TucknottJul 15, 2009 Updated: Mar 24 2011