Dubbed Blue Marble (Marble Blue), multiplied by 400 percent more defined with respect to 2011, thanks to a next-generation satellite. View and download the picture on Flickr.
NASA has a habit of taking a picture of Earth from the same angle every year, an image that comes standard as well as wallpaper of the iPhone.
If a new model in 2012 and continues the relationship with Apple, probably will look better. A lot. It is thanks to the NPP satellite Suomi (formerly NPP, added "Suomi" in honor of Verner E. Suomi, a scientist at the University of Wisconsin), this year's photos have a resolution of 8000 x 8000 pixels, when up to 2011 were 2048 x 2048.
For this reason, the agency says it is the best definition image ever taken of the planet and has made available to anyone