This high oblique Earth scene from the STS-125 crew is reminiscent of Gemini 11 photos 43 years ago,because of similar altitudes, approximately 350 statute miles. The Florida peninsula and its neighboring geographic features are easily recognizable beneath the clouds along with the tell-tale change in water color associated with the “Tongue of the Ocean.”
I can see my house from here….
Senegal, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria, Chad, Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Djibouti. Those are the countries. It will be drought-resistant species, mostly acacias. And this is a fucking brilliant idea you have no idea oh my Christ
This will create so many jobs and regenerate so many communities and aaaaaahhhhhhh
more info here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Green_Wall
it’s already happening, and already having positive effects. this is wonderful, why have i not heard of this before? i’m so happy!
This is cool.
Anonymous asked: I just saw your selfie and I now hate you because you're too cute and I'm jealous 😡
Can’t we just be friends? Besides I’m not even that cute so IDK why you hate me now.
Anonymous asked: You should totally post a new selfie because you're gorgeous.
Thank You anon for that bit of confidence.