This magnificent image is a portrait of the Earth taken in one single shot. At 121 megapixels, it is the highest resolution image of the planet ever and was taken by the geostationary Russian weather satellite the Electro-L.
Today's Short Reading from the Bible . "And God promised men that good and obedient wives would be found in all corners of the earth . " Then God made the earth round . And God laughed and God laughed.
Earth Call me crazy but. If technology gets to the point where Space Shuttle flights are as common as airplane flights, I will be the first to buy a ticket just to see the Earth from space and experience zero gravity.