“Global Selfie”: On Earth Day 2014, NASA Asked People – “Where are you on Earth Right Now?”

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On Earth Day this year, NASA asked people all around the world a question: “Where are you on Earth Right Now?” To answer this question people were asked to post their selfie on social media. The goal was to use each picture as a pixel in the creation of a “Global Selfie” – a mosaic image that would look like Earth appeared from the space. The 3.2 gigapixel “Global Selfie”, was made the with 36,422 individual images.

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“Global Selfie”: On Earth Day 2014, NASA Asked People – “Where are you on Earth Right Now?”

NASA’s “Global Selfie” Earth mosaic contains more than 36,000 individual photographs from the more than 50,000 images posted around the world. (Photo by NASA)

“Global Selfie”: On Earth Day 2014, NASA Asked People – “Where are you on Earth Right Now?”

NASA’s “Global Selfie” Earth mosaic: Argentina. (Photo by NASA)

“Global Selfie”: On Earth Day 2014, NASA Asked People – “Where are you on Earth Right Now?”

NASA’s “Global Selfie” Earth mosaic: Australia. (Photo by NASA)

“Global Selfie”: On Earth Day 2014, NASA Asked People – “Where are you on Earth Right Now?”

NASA’s “Global Selfie” Earth mosaic: Brazil. (Photo by NASA)

“Global Selfie”: On Earth Day 2014, NASA Asked People – “Where are you on Earth Right Now?”

NASA’s “Global Selfie” Earth mosaic: Canada. (Photo by NASA)

“Global Selfie”: On Earth Day 2014, NASA Asked People – “Where are you on Earth Right Now?”

NASA’s “Global Selfie” Earth mosaic: China. (Photo by NASA)

“Global Selfie”: On Earth Day 2014, NASA Asked People – “Where are you on Earth Right Now?”

NASA’s “Global Selfie” Earth mosaic: France. (Photo by NASA)

“Global Selfie”: On Earth Day 2014, NASA Asked People – “Where are you on Earth Right Now?”

NASA’s “Global Selfie” Earth mosaic: Hawaii. (Photo by NASA)

“Global Selfie”: On Earth Day 2014, NASA Asked People – “Where are you on Earth Right Now?”

NASA’s “Global Selfie” Earth mosaic: Iceland. (Photo by NASA)

“Global Selfie”: On Earth Day 2014, NASA Asked People – “Where are you on Earth Right Now?”

NASA’s “Global Selfie” Earth mosaic: India. (Photo by NASA)

“Global Selfie”: On Earth Day 2014, NASA Asked People – “Where are you on Earth Right Now?”

NASA’s “Global Selfie” Earth mosaic: Indian Ocean. (Photo by NASA)

“Global Selfie”: On Earth Day 2014, NASA Asked People – “Where are you on Earth Right Now?”

NASA’s “Global Selfie” Earth mosaic: Italy. (Photo by NASA)

“Global Selfie”: On Earth Day 2014, NASA Asked People – “Where are you on Earth Right Now?”

NASA’s “Global Selfie” Earth mosaic: Japan. (Photo by NASA)

“Global Selfie”: On Earth Day 2014, NASA Asked People – “Where are you on Earth Right Now?”

NASA’s “Global Selfie” Earth mosaic: Malaysia. (Photo by NASA)

“Global Selfie”: On Earth Day 2014, NASA Asked People – “Where are you on Earth Right Now?”

NASA’s “Global Selfie” Earth mosaic: Mexico. (Photo by NASA)

“Global Selfie”: On Earth Day 2014, NASA Asked People – “Where are you on Earth Right Now?”

NASA’s “Global Selfie” Earth mosaic: Pacific Ocean. (Photo by NASA)

“Global Selfie”: On Earth Day 2014, NASA Asked People – “Where are you on Earth Right Now?”

NASA’s “Global Selfie” Earth mosaic: Russia. (Photo by NASA)

“Global Selfie”: On Earth Day 2014, NASA Asked People – “Where are you on Earth Right Now?”

NASA’s “Global Selfie” Earth mosaic: Saudi Arabia. (Photo by NASA)

“Global Selfie”: On Earth Day 2014, NASA Asked People – “Where are you on Earth Right Now?”

NASA’s “Global Selfie” Earth mosaic: South Africa. (Photo by NASA)

“Global Selfie”: On Earth Day 2014, NASA Asked People – “Where are you on Earth Right Now?”

NASA’s “Global Selfie” Earth mosaic: UK. (Photo by NASA)

“Global Selfie”: On Earth Day 2014, NASA Asked People – “Where are you on Earth Right Now?”

NASA’s “Global Selfie” Earth mosaic: USA. (Photo by NASA)

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