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Here are some America pictures from space. You can make any of these images into your computer desktop wallpaper. Just click on an image to enlarge it, and then choose “Set as Desktop Background”.
Here’s an image of the United States from space during the winter season. This image was taken by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument flying onboard NASA’s Aqua satellite.
This is an image of North America generated from the combined data gathered by the 500 Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) orbits and the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM). The beautiful Bahamas is also visible at the lower right portion of the image.
Here’s a picture of the British Virgin Islands located at the Caribbean Sea. This photo was taken by the Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on NASA’s Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite on September 17, 2005. Tortola is the largest among the islands comprising the British Virgin Islands.
This is a great view of the North America during winter from February 2-9, 2002. This was obtained by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) flying aboard NASA’s Terra and Aqua satellites.
Here’s a satellite image of the Caribbean Island from the International Space Station taken by the Expedition 20 crew in September 28, 2009. The Enriquillo-Plantain Garden Fault runs along the longer peninsula which can be seen in the image.
We’ve also recorded an episode of Astronomy Cast all about planet Earth. Listen here, Episode 51: Earth.