Orbital View: Anytown, USA

Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

Scott Kelly continues to keep us in the dark about what we’re looking at in many of his photos from space. But who am I, an Earth-bound human, to complain?

Here is somewhere in the United States, which many users say resembles an elephant:

#USA #EarthArt #YearInSpace

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