March 3, 2010
Perfectly capturing the fragility of the Earth in one remarkable shot, the composition shows the entire North American continent, Central America, the northern half of South America, Greenland and the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.
The space agency produced the stunning series images using thousands of “satellite-based observations” hundreds of miles above the planet.
The images of the earth’s land surface, oceans, coastlines and clouds were then “stitched” together by scientists to create the “seamless” mosaic of Earth.
This article was posted: Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 1:01 pm