21 Satellite Photos of Earth that Will Give you a Fresh Perspective


The world looks different when seen from above. During spaceflight, astronauts and cosmonauts have reported a cognitive shift in awareness while viewing the Earth from orbit or from the lunar surface; this is known as the “Overview Effect“. This experience inspired Benjamin Grant to launch Daily Overview, an online project that attempts to, “fully appreciate the beauty and intricacy of the things we’ve constructed, the sheer complexity of the systems we’ve developed, or the devastating impact that we’ve had on our planet.”

We first profiled Grant’s project last June. Since then, Daily Overview continues to provide a fascinating view of our beautiful planet from high above. We caught up with Grant to shed some light onto the project (see below) and he was kind enough to share a new gallery of incredible images with us.

For more, be sure to check out the Daily Overview at…

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