For most of us, seeing the Earth from space is only possible in our imagination. This Top 10 List of Earth Photos will show you what it looks like out there.
Thanks to NASA who share photos of our planet all year round, we can see some amazing images and come to our own conclusions about what’s going on with the planet we live on.
See for yourself what the effects of storms, hurricanes, volcanoes and the intervention of people look like from up above. It is pretty incredible what is shared now for us to use. We hope you enjoy all of the photos as much as we do.
This picture of smoke and ice in the Cascade Mountains of the United States shows some pretty incredible detail and the effect of wind as well:
Pretty incredible image taken by the Voyager space mission, from far away, looking back:
One of the top stories of the year was Hurricane Sandy and the destruction created along the East Coast of the United States:
A rather dramatic photo showing the coast of Myanmar and the archipelago:
This is actually my own favorite image of Earth for this year, showing the ozone damage before and after the Montreal protocol. Are we making an impact on our planet? Pretty obvious:
We really enjoyed this image of the coast of Palau – it is almost glowing:
Probing the space around the Earth. Looks like a great big electro-magnet doesn’t it?
Really spectacular volcano pictures showing the lava flow as well:
We leave you with this last photo of the forest fires burning in the western United States. It shows them pretty clearly: