Cosmonaut snaps extraordinary image of Mt. Everest

December 12, 2012

Many have looked up at Mt. Everest, in awe at its height and majesty as the world’s tallest peak, one that is attainable by mountaineers but only at great risk. But only a handful of people have looked down upon the Himalayan giant from the International Space Station, and they’ve found that the 29,035-foot Everest, while it definitely stands out, does not look nearly as tall from 250 miles above the planet. More via Cosmonaut returns from space with extraordinary image of Mt. Everest.

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