This is the world on June 27, 2009 from 22,000 miles up. It was taken by the GOES 14 satellite, which is used to track extreme weather like hurricanes.

Click over to Discovery Magazine to open up a big big (over 3k pixels wide) version. of the photo. It's a fun photo to zoom around on.

Via [Discovery Magazine] via [Fark]

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This is what we're fighting to save
The world is a swirly, cloudy, beautiful orb from 22,000 miles up.