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.
Three word-class athletes. Three sports. One common theme. Climber Alex Honnold, kayaker Dane Jackson, and biker Rebecca Rusch share what drives them to excel at their passions. From Mexico to Utah to California, “Why” captures these incredible individuals in their element, and shows viewers how inspiration and passion are at the heart and soul of every successful athlete. One of my favorite short films of all time.
NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day 2016 August 31 Annular Solar Eclipse over New Mexico What is this person doing? In 2012 an annular eclipse of the Sun was visible over a narrow path that crossed the northern Pacific Ocean and several western US.