10 stunning photos of Earth from space in 2022

Earth-orbiting satellites and astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) have given us a whole new perspective on our planet over the past decades, and 2022 will be no different. From weird blue spots and a swirling silvery sea to undersea volcanoes and floating icebergs, here are some of our favorite satellite and space station images of Earth released in 2022.

Trio of multicolored lakes

Satellite image of three multicolored lakes in Ethiopia. (Image credit: Joshua Stevens/Landsat 8/NASA Earth Observatory)

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The Landsat 8 satellite, jointly owned by NASA and the US Geological Survey, captured a stunning true-color image of the triple multicolored lake in Ethiopia’s Great Rift Valley: Lake Shala (left), Lake Abijatta (centre) and Lake Langano (right).

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