The Highest Resolution Image of Earth

Unlike NASA’s Blue Marble—which is a composite made from many different photographs—this is a portrait of Earth taken in one single shot. It’s the highest resolution image of our home planet, 121 megapixels. That’s an amazing 0.62 miles per pixel.

This image was not taken by NASA or the European Space Agency. It’s been taken by Russia’s latest weather satellite, the Electro-L.

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