Former astronaut Chris Hadfield shot many pics from above and just published a selection of them in book form. I was alerted to it through two articles on fastcompany’s exist site (here and here) and one of the photographs featured in those articles was just too close to heart not to share:
I love the fact that even a speck like Dahab is visible from space.
And now that we’re talking Hadfield, here’s a revised version of David Bowie’s Space Oddity, recorded by Commander Chris Hadfield on board the International Space Station, which made him deservedly quite famous (not that I had heard about it).
But let’s give the original his due too: