NASA Shares Photos Of National Parks, As Seen From Space

NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold shared this photograph of the Everglades National Park in Florida, taken from his vantage point in low Earth orbit aboard the International Space Station. NASA released this image April 26, 2018.NASA
NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold captured this clear view of Mount Rainier National Park, in Washington state, as the International Space Station orbited above, sharing the image with his followers on April 25 to celebrate National Park Week. NASA
The student-controlled EarthKAM camera aboard the International Space Station captured this photograph of the Grand Canyon, most of which is in Arizona, April 3, 2017.Sally Ride EarthKAM
The image shows a portion of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park in Maryland, Sept. 27, 2016. The park is spread across D.C., Maryland and West Virginia.NASA Earth Observatory image by Jesse Allen, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey
The Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve is seen in this composite image, put together from three photographs taken by U.S. astronaut Jeff Williams, aboard the International Space Station in 2016.NASA
Commander of Expedition 48 to the International Space Station, Jeff Williams, took a series of photographs to create this composite image of Yosemite National Park, California. This image was released July 19, 2016, to celebrate 100 years of the National Parks Service.NASA
A series of photographs, taken from the International Space Station, were put together to create this composite image of the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in Utah. This image was released in 2016, the hundredth year of the existence of the National Park Service.NASA
From the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Jeff Williams marked the centennial of the U.S. National Park Service, photographing the patterns and features of Katmai National Park, Alaska.NASA
At NASA's Johnson Space Center, photographs of the Black Hills — spread from South Dakota to Wyoming — were assembled into this composite image. The hills are home to Mount Rushmore, which is a national memorial, as well as a national park, a state park and a national forest.NASA
Another composite image, made from individual photographs taken from aboard the International Space Station, shows Badlands National Park, South Dakota.NASA
This composite image gives a bird's eye view of the Badwater Basin in the Death Valley National Park, California. This place, 282 feet below sea level, is the lowest point in North America.NASA
The Olympic National Park in Washington state is seen in this composite image, captured from the International Space Station.NASA
Marking the centennial of the U.S. National Park Service, Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams of NASA photographed the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument, Washington, from his vantage point aboard the International Space Station.NASA
This Earth observation composite of White Sands National Monument, New Mexico, was created from images taken by Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams of NASA from his vantage point aboard the International Space Station.NASA