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

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

Kelan, China

Ayers Rock, Australia