Take a look at NASA’s Global Selfie, a 3.2 gigapixel snapshot of people all over the world on Earth Day this year.

The image above is a “global selfie” created by NASA on Earth Day earlier this year.

On 22 April, NASA asked people all over the world: “Where are you on Earth Right Now?” In response, people were encouraged to take a selfie and share it with the #GlobalSelfie tag. On the same day, the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership, or NPP, satellite took a portrait of the planet from space, split into two hemispheres.

Combining 36,422 individual photos with the satellite images, NASA created a 3.2 gigapixel selfie of Earth. The image took a month to collate, curate and create, and was released on 22 May, hosted on GigaPan’s website. Take a look at the embedded version below – you can zoom in to the individual selfie level!

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Read more about the Global Selfie project on NASA’s website.