Fabulous Earth Photos By Astronaut Douglas Wheelock
Douglas H Wheelock a Astronaut of NASA has taken these fabulous photographs of our beautiful planet from the space. He has taken this photographs using his 400-gauged lens. He has covered the sunset and sunrise and taken many photos of the pacific ocean, Atlantic ocean and the eastern Mediterranean. Check out his collection after the jump …
Space shuttle «Discovery». The last flight of Douglas Wheelock.
Earthly radiance. Space station in Blue Earth radiance, which occurs when the rising sun penetrates the thin atmosphere of our planet
NASA astronaut Douglas Wheelock
Juan de Nova Island in the Mozambique Channel between Madagascar and Africa
Northern lights in the distance in one of the finest nights over Europe
8 kilometers per second we rotate the Earth’s orbit, making one revolution every 90 minutes, and watching sunsets and sunrises every 45 minutes
Another spectacular sunset
Beautiful atoll in the Pacific Ocean, photographed using 400-gauged lens
Perfect reflection of sunlight in the eastern Mediterranean
Above the center of the Atlantic Ocean, before another stunning sunset
Morning over the Andes in South America
Over the Sahara desert, approaching the ancient lands and thousand-year history
Night view of the River Nile, stretching the snake through Egypt to the Mediterranean, and Cairo, located in the Delta
The flash of color, movement and life on the canvas of our amazing world
All the beauty of Italy, a clear summer night. You can see many beautiful islands that adorn the coast
At the southern end of South America lies the pearl of Patagonia. The amazing beauty of rugged mountains, massive glaciers
“Dome” on the side of nadir station gives a panoramic view of our beautiful planet.
Greek islands a clear night during our flight over Europe.
Florida and southeastern U.S. in the evening. A clear autumn evening, the moonlight over the water and sky, dotted with millions of stars.
Clear starry night over the eastern Mediterranean.
In this time of year you can enjoy the beauty of the polar mesospheric clouds.
The astronaut with his team members.