Awe-Inspiring Grand Canyon Photos Taken By Astronauts

Standing at the edge of the Grand Canyon is always a breath-taking experience but a new photo taken from the International Space Station shows that it is just as awe-inspiring from space.

The latest image, which show the full expanse of the Grand Canyon as it cuts through the Kaibab Plateau, was taken by the Expedition 39 crew on March 25, as they orbited Earth.

The photo shows the Colorado river, marked as a dark line snaking its way through the canyon’s floor, as well as the forested areas along the north and south sides, which make up one of several vital eco-systems in the park.

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[Source]: DailyMail
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2605653/Out-world-Photos-Grand-Canyon-taken-astronauts-natural-wonder-just-awe-inspiring-seen-space.html#ixzz2z1TFoK3g
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