Fabulous Earth Photos By Astronaut Douglas Wheelock

 
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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.

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Earthly radiance. Space station in Blue Earth radiance, which occurs when the rising sun penetrates the thin atmosphere of our planet

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NASA astronaut Douglas Wheelock

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Juan de Nova Island in the Mozambique Channel between Madagascar and Africa

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Northern lights in the distance in one of the finest nights over Europe

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The moon

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8 kilometers per second we rotate the Earth’s orbit, making one revolution every 90 minutes, and watching sunsets and sunrises every 45 minutes

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Another spectacular sunset

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Beautiful atoll in the Pacific Ocean, photographed using 400-gauged lens

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Perfect reflection of sunlight in the eastern Mediterranean

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Above the center of the Atlantic Ocean, before another stunning sunset

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Morning over the Andes in South America

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Over the Sahara desert, approaching the ancient lands and thousand-year history

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Night view of the River Nile, stretching the snake through Egypt to the Mediterranean, and Cairo, located in the Delta

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The flash of color, movement and life on the canvas of our amazing world

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All the beauty of Italy, a clear summer night. You can see many beautiful islands that adorn the coast

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At the southern end of South America lies the pearl of Patagonia. The amazing beauty of rugged mountains, massive glaciers

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“Dome” on the side of nadir station gives a panoramic view of our beautiful planet.

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Greek islands a clear night during our flight over Europe.

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Florida and southeastern U.S. in the evening. A clear autumn evening, the moonlight over the water and sky, dotted with millions of stars.

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Clear starry night over the eastern Mediterranean.

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In this time of year you can enjoy the beauty of the polar mesospheric clouds.

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The astronaut with his team members.

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  1. shakazolo
    2010-11-28
    01:45:42

    "Morning over the Andes in South America" THIS IS NOT SOUTH AMERICA ,ITS EGYPT IN SOUTH AFRICA

     
  2. [...] Wheelock shot these 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 at  http://www.bigpicture.in/fabulous-earth-photos-by-astronaut-douglas-wheelock/ [...]

     
 

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