The world’s first entirely civilian space mission was launched. Naturally, it’s operated by SpaceX. Dubbed Inspiration4, the four crew members have shared a bunch of images since they went into orbit aboard their Crew Dragon spacecraft, but they haven’t been all that amazing quality. Fortunately, somebody took a DSLR with them, though, and the results are just amazing.
The images were shot through an all-glass dome that offers panoramic views of the Earth and when shooting with a DSLR, the images show the (obviously round) earth with an incredible level of detail from 575 kilometres (357 miles) above the planet’s surface. That’s a little over 160km (or 100 miles) further up than the International Space Station.