Scenes from Above

Cool Aerial Shots

March 12, 2014

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(above) http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com/coolest-pictures-of-the-day-volume3/ Balloon ride over Berlin.

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 The 350, 330 and 380 flying in formation. (above)

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(above and below)Great photos from http://www.pghsportsforum.com/forum/showthread.php/2124-Cool-aviation-pics but no information on them at all. (There are even more, if you want to look at the link.)

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The crew of Apollo 8 photographed the Earth rising over the Moon. They were the first humans ever to witness this incredible phenomenon. Photo credit: NASA (above)

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 Apollo 9 astronaut Dave Scott emerging from the command module hatch. Photo credit: NASA (above)

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 (above)Wildlife photographer Zack Selcker shot Botswana wildlife from an ultra-light aircraft less than 500 feet above ground.(From www.wherecoolthingshappen.com)

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(above)This is the winner of Rotor Magazine’s second annual photo contest, which is unveiled in its Winter 2014 issue. The photo shows a Belgian Air Force SeaKing taking part in a rescue demonstration and was taken by Tom Buysse of Asper, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.