Earth Day In Space

Stunning satellite views of our beautiful planet

We just live on Earth; the GeoEye-1 satellite orbits it 15 times a day, 420 miles high, at 16,800 miles per hour.

Here are some dazzling photos from its ultra-high-resolution spaceborne camera.

Krakatau

Satellite image by GeoEye

Gooseneck of the San Juan River, Gooseneck State Park, Utah

Satellite image by GeoEye

Kelan, China

Satellite image by GeoEye

Bora Bora

Satellite image by GeoEye

Ayers Rock, Australia

Satellite image by GeoEye