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What the Sault looks like from space (photo)

Tuesday, April 16, 2013   by: Staff

Canadian astronaut Col. Chris Hadfield posted this photo today to Facebook.

The image shows the Sault and area as seen from the International Space Station.

Hadfield's caption reads: "Sault Ste. Marie - vital narrows that lead to Superior. Home of Sault College and Roberta Bondar."

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Luca_3 4/16/2013 2:16:15 PM Report

Although it was taken from space, I'm pretty sure this is upside down.
Darkwing 4/16/2013 2:19:09 PM Report

Thanks to being spoiled by google earth I can't even be remotely interested in a picture from space....stupid technology
Darkwing 4/16/2013 2:22:00 PM Report

Luca....upside down??? I don't see a north indicator on the photo
KingSalvage 4/16/2013 2:40:36 PM Report

chiefe 4/16/2013 3:42:31 PM Report

That's right, flip the photo and you will see the Sault airport in the west side of the picture.
stinky 4/16/2013 3:50:21 PM Report

The shot is taken north to south...

Forgive me, but how is that upside down?

We'll agree to disagree on this one.
Koss 4/16/2013 4:15:43 PM Report

Up and Down is completely relative, but yes, the urban area at the bottom of the picture is Soo Ontario, then St. Mary's River, then Soo MI is the urban area on top. Not how were used to seeing it, but this would be the angle that Commander Hadfeiled viewed the area from the ISS.
a member 4/16/2013 4:56:27 PM Report

all I know is Haviland Bay on Google's has had the same two clouds for about 6 to 7's irrelevant ,outdated and too fuzzy to serve any real purpose
Sam C 4/16/2013 5:01:17 PM Report

If you ask people in Australia, they will tell you which way is "UP."

We (society) have portrayed our planet, our solar system, galaxy, and indeed the universe, as existing on a horizontal plane.

What if our ever-spinning universe is more correctly vertical in orientation; and the north and south poles of our planet actually run left-to-right (-O-) , not up-and-down?

highway1 4/16/2013 5:50:58 PM Report

It depends on how you look at it.
heydrienne 4/17/2013 8:52:33 AM Report

there is no 'up' or 'down' in space. so if it is posted that way, then that is the way it is being seen by the eye of the beholder- which in context would be the 'right way.'

gotta step out of your globe, man.
cdnhunter 4/20/2013 8:07:18 PM Report

And they you people vote. Wow.
cdnhunter 4/20/2013 8:08:09 PM Report

Sorry that should be "and they let you people vote"
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