Looking at Earth

Windows on the world

Every day the world is viewed from diverse platforms circling the globe at different altitudes within the realms of air and space. Some are near and some are distant, but they all reveal the Earth from new perspectives.

10 meters (30 feet)

300 meters (980 feet)

12 kilometers (40,000 feet)

917 kilometers (570 miles)

35,800 kilometers (22,300 miles)

6.2 million kilometers (3.9 million miles)