These Epic Images Of Earth Were Taken From Space – And They Show Our Planet In A Whole New Light

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Our view of Earth is, of course, from the ground up. And even when flying we don’t get to see our planet from such great heights that it changes our perspective. But NASA astronauts have that ability, and they don’t squander it. Instead, they have spent years capturing stunning photos of the Blue Marble from space and sharing their views with the rest of us. So, here are 40 of the most epic shots they’ve taken.