Every time I fly, I’m hypnotized by views of the earth from that lofty, rare perspective. Good descriptions of the view from even higher up — from orbit — are maddeningly rare. Astronauts rarely seem to offer so much detail. In this terrific interview, Canuck astronaut Chris Hadfield delivers the goods and describes a bunch of interesting little details about what our world looks like from 400km above it. Just fantastic! Scroll down to the very bottom: it’s the “Fact or Fiction: Great Wall of China From Space” item.