You and I are very lucky, because the astronauts living on the International Space Station, continues to surprise us with new photos of our beautiful planet. Case observe the Earth from space falls very few lucky ones.
So, we sincerely thank the astronauts, NASA and the European Space Agency, and, if someone among them is reading this - we are once again talking to you our sincere "thank you"! After all, before these types we've seen only in films, created on the Hollywood studios. But these photos are real.
The International Space Station is located on the east coast of Argentina over the Gulf of San Matias. Looking at these pictures, it is possible to experience dizziness. Just imagine that you are up there, on board the International Space Station, looking at our planet upside down ... - how are you with the vestibular system ..?
Buenos Aires, Argentina, La Plata
La Plata - estuaries, flooded the estuary formed by the confluence of the Parana and Uruguay on the border of Argentina and Uruguay. Photo resembles a picture with silver vein coming from the big heart on the left.
"We will open you to the sunny side of life" - the slogan of tourists lured by the tour operators in the Maldives. Well, from the window of the International Space Station, they do look amazing. Well, cocktails with slices of fruit and umbrella in the glass, and let's go to the hammock to simply relax while watching the amazing sunset?
Pacific Ocean, Hawaii
Aloha! We are approaching the Hawaiian Islands. Big Island can be seen very clearly. Kilauea is known as the "road only volcano in the world." He now produces 250-650 thousand yards of lava per day. That's enough to fill a two-lane road length of 32 kilometers.
Southern Lights, New Zealand
Do not you think that southern lights this picture reminds laser show -Amazing and fascinating?
Night view of the east coast of Spain.
Here is the east coast of Spain at night, Balearic Sea looks like a dark spot. At the top left is the island of Mallorca. Looking at night Barcelona, remember that for someone to one of the cherished desires - to go to the city for the match, "Barcelona" vs. "Real Madrid".
Mannam Volcano, Papua New Guinea
Mannam, also known as the "Great Volcano", only 10 km in diameter. Mannam - is a stratovolcano, formed of varying layers of ash, lava and rocks from previous eruptions. This is one of the most active volcanoes in Papua New Guinea, whose eruptions are often the cause of death, including 13 deaths in December 1996, and four, followed in March 2007. In general, this photo reminds perfect decoration to any film like "Jurassic Park" and "King Kong."
Beaver Lake in Arkansas, USA.
Beaver Lake - an artificial reservoir in the Ozark Mountains, located in the northwest Arkansas, where the White River was born. Sometimes artificial ponds erase from the face of forest fires, but humanity with amazing tenacity continues to change the planet.
US East Coast and the last ray of light on the horizon.
US East Coast, New York and Long Island are located at the bottom left. You want to see the panorama with your own eyes? For what it has become? Only $ 20 million ...
The Earth and the stars.
So it looks like the Milky Way, when the light of night cities it does not eclipse. I would like to quote Dr. McCoy from the world-famous "Star Trek": "In this galaxy there is a mathematical probability of having three million planets, similar in type to the Earth. And in the universe, there are three million million galaxies like this one. And they may have at least one version of ourselves. "
Night clouds over Long Beach, California.
This is truly an amazing place - Long Beach. A place where you can meet the "Queen Mary" and "Aquarium of the Pacific." But the best thing is to go on a journey by sea, where you can watch the friendly gray whales. During migration, they swim to the shore.
United Kingdom and Ireland during the night.
These edges are presented to the authors of the world "Romeo and Juliet" (William Shakespeare), "Pride and Prejudice" (Jane Austen), "Dracula" (Bram Stoker) and "Harry Potter" (J. K. Rowling). The British Isles, where now looking forward to the royal wedding, simply amazing.
Starting the automated transfer vehicle.
The company "Arianespace" and ESA held a launch orbital transfer vehicle to the International Space Station. I wonder how far they were from each other?
Solar panels of the International Space Station.
The solar panels of the ISS are simply amazing. When the sun disappears behind the horizon, the last sunlight of solar panels in the colors amazing colors.
The French Riviera at night.
Côte d'Azur is not only a super-high prices and super-popular, but also super-beauty, which only emphasizes the reflection of the moon in the Mediterranean Sea. Perhaps this is the only place that can bear comparison with the south of California.
The bright lights of the night of Barcelona.
March 19 residents of planet Earth could watch Supermoon - a phenomenon in which the moon closer to our planet as close as possible. Moon, photographed from the International Space Station, just beautiful, and in this picture looks even more frightening.
Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
Cape Cod, which the locals simply refer to the Cape - it is an island and a cape in eastern Massachusetts. The sun is reflected in the water surface of the Atlantic Ocean, turning it into a living gold, sets off an amazing cape.
Moscow, a city with 11 million people - it is not only the capital of Russia, but also the center of European culture. Russians - people are passionate, proud, sexy and smart, but at the same time refined, intelligent and with a great sense of humor. And in this photo picture we see the heart of this super-powers. And my heart is just incredibly beautiful.
Sunset over West Africa
This image may be confused. We see the flicker of the dying sunset. However, on the horizon visible glare. Due to successfully take foreshortening seems that there are two light sources. But the sun, then we have one!
Sicily is the birthplace of the Mafia because of a series of films "The Godfather." But in fact it is absolutely beautiful and magical island full of passionate people who love music and food, with desperate courage living in the shadow of an ancient volcano Etna. In this picture it is difficult to make out exactly what is reflected from the Mediterranean Sea - sunlight or moonlight. In any case, the picture is amazing.
Lake Qadisiyah on the Euphrates River, owes its birth to the dam Hadithi. From space it looks like a ready to rush to attack the Chinese dragon. In Iraq, many wonderful places in which, unfortunately, did not get there because of the ongoing armed conflict that has lasted for many years. Perhaps someday we will be able to visit there, and in other historic places.
Atoll, shape resembling a heart, to the east of the Solomon Islands.
This atoll is particularly fond of the astronauts on the International Space Station. This image they sent to Earth on Valentine's Day. Atoll - a coral island, which is partially or completely covers the lagoon. If you look closely, you can see that in fact the atoll - is the tip of an old volcano.
Glacier San Quintin, Chile.
Glacier San Quintin - the largest glacier in Chile. Like many glaciers around the world, it began to gradually shrink in size and lose weight in the twentieth century, San Quentin. What was the reason: natural natural factors or consequences of human actions? Difficult to say, it's easier to enjoy the beauty of the amazing glacier.
Crete, Greece and Turkey
Beautiful, clear photos of Hellas (Greece), Turkey and Crete. In Crete there rich mythology associated predominantly with the Greek gods, as well as Minoan civilization. Crete in Greek mythology, is a place of birth of the god Zeus. Also here is the famous labyrinth of Knossos.
The River Nile
Nile - the longest river in the world (6650 km), located in North Africa. At the bottom of the picture you can see the place where merge the Blue Nile and the White Nile.
Cyclone Diana at Mesereau-east coast of Australia
In meteorology, a cyclone is an area called the closed circular motion, rotating in the same direction as the Earth. We previously had seen pictures of cyclones and hurricanes, but if you look closely at this picture you can see the bottom of the planet. Look in the center "eye".
This amazing red "Coral" north of Bakaadveyn, west of Kalabadhlmag - a desert of Somalia. Strange feeling, is not it? -kazhetsya as if the Earth itself is bleeding. Amazing picture.
The National Park Chaco in Paraguay.
Chaco - a plain, whose area is about one million square kilometers. It captures part of Paraguay, Bolivia, Argentina and Brazil. Located on the edges of the clouds turn the planet into the bottom of the scales of a huge lizard. Maybe somewhere out there lurking Godzilla?
The National Park Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina.
Lake Argentino is located in the province of Patagonia, Santa Cruz. It is the largest lake in Argentina, whose area is 1466 square kilometers. But if you look properly, it can be seen as if the body shape. It seems as if someone had fallen from the sky and left a dent.
Santiago, Cape Verde.
Cape Verde - is located in the center of the Atlantic Ocean, 570 kilometers off the coast of West Africa, an archipelago of 10 islands. The title of his has the word "green", but even so, the terrain here is a little arid. Santiago - the largest island of the archipelago, in the south-east, it seems a bit flat. Transcontinental slave trade made the city of Cidade Velha, in here, the second richest city in the Portuguese kingdom.
The Dead Sea, Israel.
The Dead Sea, which is also called the Salt - is, in fact, the salt lake bordering Jordan to the east, with Israel and the West Bank of the Jordan River in the west. This is the lowest point on land on Earth, because its surface and shores are located at an altitude of 423 meters below sea level. Swimming is difficult, the water pushes out, but you can just lie on the surface of the water.
Rio Sao Francisco, Brazil.
Excellent and unexpected composition creates the color and shape of the river and fields. It seems as if it is a beautiful picture painted by the hand of God.
Sunset reflected in the Caspian Sea.
The Caspian Sea - the largest enclosed body of water on Earth, whose area is 371,000 square kilometers. This beautiful image we end today's release. Protect the planet - it is amazing and well worth it.