Shuttle image

I found this perspective view of the San Fernando Valley, created by overlaying elevation data from satellite images on a photograph taken aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour in 2000, kind of intriguing. The view is from the southwest. Click here to open the full size image in a new window—but be warned, it’s a big file and will be slow to load on dial-up modem connections. It’s from NASA’s Planetary Photojournal.