If you've ever used Google Maps before, then you've likely seen a photo of Minnesota from space.

Those aerial shots, according to Quora.com, come from a combination of airplane camera and satellite images.

What you've probably not seen before -- unless you're a huge NASA nerd -- are photos of Minnesota taken from the International Space Station. NASA has a website called Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth that's basically a huge online catalog of photos taken from the ISS.

A quick search of Minnesota showed dozens of results; here are just a few of them:

Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, NASA Johnson Space Center via https://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/

OTTER TAIL RIVERSUNGLINTLAKES

Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, NASA Johnson Space Center via https://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAULAIRPORT

Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, NASA Johnson Space Center via https://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL AT NIGHT

Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, NASA Johnson Space Center via https://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/

MILLE LACS L.AGR.ROADSL.

Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, NASA Johnson Space Center via https://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/

MILLE LACS LAKENORTH ENDICE

Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, NASA Johnson Space Center via https://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/

MILLE LACS LAKES. E. SIDEICE

To see more photos of Minnesota from the ISS, visit here.

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Check Out the Best-Selling Album From the Year You Graduated High School

Do you remember the top album from the year you graduated high school? Stacker analyzed Billboard data to determine just that, looking at the best-selling album from every year going all the way back to 1956. Sales data is included only from 1992 onward when Nielsen's SoundScan began gathering computerized figures.

Going in chronological order from 1956 to 2020, we present the best-selling album from the year you graduated high school.