Astronaut Self-shot Over Earth

  • Fred Champoux 7y

    Wow...but...where can we find it on the NASA web site?
  • o0clint0o 7y

    Funny! Not what I would ever think to do. ;)
  • k1mm3 7y

    That's NASA Astronaut Clayton C. Anderson, ISS Expedition 15 flight engineer.

    chamorrobible.org/images/photos/gpw-20061021-NASA-ISS015-...

    chamorrobible.org/gpw/gpw-20061021-English.htm
  • rocky76f 7y

  • Dan Meineck 7y

    What an amazing shot! It's all about location :)
  • Amir Kuckovic 7y

    it's amazing shot of Clayton C. anderson!
  • paulx8 7y

    Cool! Nice shot.


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  • GoldCoins 7y

    Pretty cool. Not too many people get to take a picture like that.

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  • Biggersis 7y

    That's awesome. Certainly a conversation starter on his wall!

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  • tropized 7y

    Haha, this is hilarious
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  • Dubomatik 7y

    Absolutely Fabulous !!!

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  • recruz02 7y

    Handful of reasons this is a cool shot:
    1. It was taken in space
    2. It includes the earth in the photo
    3. It includes an astronaut in the photo
    4. It's a picture taken of an astronaut , taken by the astronaut (a self-portrait i suppose is a valid term to use)
    5. The camera's point of view (which is also our point of view) can see the following, a reflection of itself (the camera), the astronaut's helmet, a reflection of the astronaut's hands, a reflection of space and a reflection of the earth
    6. The astronaut's point of view sees the camera, his hands, the real view of earth, and the real view of space!

    Awesome!!
  • NeilCE 7y

    Simply awe inspiring!
  • Nicolai Kjærgaard 7y

    Oh boy, this is amazing!

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  • Idris T 7y

    1 word. BADASS.
  • TheCodePoet 7y

    Meh.

    The exposure is "correct" but nothing special. The lens of the camera draws the eye as a focal point. I'd probably recompose with the camera lower to show more of the Earth instead. The clone tool can take some of the scratches out of the visor.
    Did this get stretched vertically? It looks like the aspect ratio got messed up. Also, consider cropping to the circle of the visor (if you have the resolution to do it)

    All in all, an average shot. Apart from the fact, of course, that he's in FRICKING SPACE, which is obviously the coolest thing ever.
    Great shot!
  • jeffkrios 6y

    TheCodePoet - You are a fuckin TOOL. You're obviously jealous that nobody gives a fuck about you or your shit ass pics so shut the fuck up and kill yourself you fuckin homo
  • Iván Abrego 6y

    Awesome!
  • Massimo Fiorentino 5y

    That is one h*ck of a self-portrait! Brilliant!
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Taken on December 27, 2007
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