Perspective is an important thing, and can often be forgotten in day-to-day life. When we're going about our business in the place we call home, we often forget to stop and think about how beautiful the world around us is. The space mission is one thing that for sure will alter the way a person sees things, and these satellite photos that offer a new view of Earth from high up in the sky, that will 100% shift the way you picture the earth too. Even from space, the beauty of our planet is astounding, and these photos will remind you how incredibly lucky you are to experience this wonder every day.
1. Green Star-Shaped Dutch Village
This village of Bourtange, Vlagtwedde in the Netherlands is a wonderful example of humans and mother earth working together to create a beautiful visual effect from space. Bourtange is a small village with a population of only 430 in the Netherlands - yes, that small. The inhabitants there are lucky enough to live in a star-shaped fort.
This twinkling vision was built in 1593 during the Eighty Years' War as a plan by the infamous William I of Orange who was looking to increase his power and control over the only road between Germany and Groningen. In 1960 the village was restored to its former glory, and now it's proudly in place as an open-air museum open to anyone who wants to visit it today.
2. Air Space Base in Arizona
This is the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group, Tuscon in Arizona, USA. And yes, it is real. Let's face it, this picture looks as if a parent has taken a picture of their childs' (very organized) playset. The way the aircraft are all lined up in order, categorized, and facing the same direction is a magnificent view.
It proves that the way children play when they are young can come in useful in later life, as this aerial view could very plausibly have been set up and designed by a child that is obsessed with airplanes. The color of the crafts contrasted with the red sand of the Arizona desert makes for a sight that is hard to forget.
3. The Long Great Wall Of China
This satellite picture makes the Great Wall of China seem as though it's just one thin line as it's contrasted with the dark-colored mountains of northern China. In actuality, it's incredible that one wall can be seen from space, especially a wall that was built so long ago.
Some of the walls were built as early as the 7th Century BC, and continued afterward, for example in the Ming Dynasty, as a way of the ancient Emporers of China protecting and establishing the old borders of the North of China. Today it's still one of the great wonders of the world, and the view of the wall from space helps to support this.
4. The Incredible Durrat Al Bahrain Project
This satellite photo shows a midway point of the construction of the Durrat Al Bahrain. The construction of this project ended up costing over 6 billion dollars and was originally intended to be completed by 2015.
The vision was to create 15 connected and artificial islands that would look as striking from the ground level as they do from above. As we can see, the way the islands look from above is stunning and unique, and almost look like they could be made from clay.
5. AN RV Resort's Perfect Symmetry
Arizona is home to the 'Venture Out' RV park. A place for people with a passion for caravans to spend some time holiday making in a way that suits them. This huge resort found in the Arizona desert hosts several activities and spaces.
The way it is built is convenient for the people inside to find their way around, but it also creates a fantastic symmetrical image of the camp from above. Wonderful publicity for the park, and a wonder to see from a new perspective.
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