This is a Hipmunk post from Jodi Ettenberg of Legal Nomads
Pretty incredible, right?
This photo is a composite image of several swaths of the Earth’s surface, all from January 4, 2012. Here’s the giant 8000×8000 version - gorgeous.
For a comparison of how much imaging technology has improved over the years, here’s the 1972 version of the same photo:
Quite a difference. Looking forward to seeing what other images come out of the satellite’s rotation.