How Hubble Space Telescope Images Are Made
Apparently Hubble's camera isn't a point and shoot. Each image is composed of several photos which are compiled and modified with image editing software. This video shows how it's done. I don't know about you but knowing how heavily Photoshopped each image is kind of loses a bit of the magic for me.
23 Photos Of Earth From Above: 50 Years Of Manned Space Flight
On Earth, no one can tell if they're hurtling through space upside down. April 12th, 2011 marks the fiftieth anniversary of Soviet Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin's manned space orbit. The first of its kind, it heralded a new era of space exploration. While Yuri took no photos during his mission, NASA has acquired many pictures of the Earth over the years from different manned and unmanned spacecraft.