FYI, we came close to losing the power grid back in 2012. What we? Oh, just the planet.
The Blue Marble
is a famous photograph of Earth, taken by the crew of Apollo 17 on December 7th 1972, as they traveled to the moon.
On January 23th, 2012, the Suomi NPP satellite
snapped a similar, high definition photo, called Blue Marble 2012
. By sure to check out the other side of the Marble
, how the photos were taken
and a PDF that describes the NPP project
The Earth from Above
, a collection of aerial photographs by Yann Arthus-Bertrand
. More can found on his website
(warning, has sound). (Previously
Reviews and thoughts on the
Battlestar Galatica finale
, and a few answers
from show creator Ron Moore