Sure we have some great vistas… but have you ever seen the Mountain State from space? NASA and the Johnson Space Center keep a huge online repository of photos taken by Astronauts either onboard the shuttle or International Space Station. That’s right—these aren’t from satellites. Those photos were taken by real people. (Some of them we color corrected in Photoshop.)

Click on the photo for the full resolution from NASA!

Charleston and the Kanawha Valley at Night:

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The Cheat Mountains:

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Harper’s Ferry:

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Nitro:

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Where the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers Meet:

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Parkersburg:

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Charleston:

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Elkins and Thomas:

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 Somewhere under this cloud cover is Welch:

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 Huntington:

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 The Kanawha River Valley:

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