I compiled a list of software and services that I use to improve my workflow, here is the link to the list.
CG (Computer Generated) Earth created with 3D animation software Blender. Took 2 days of work from start to finish. I got this idea while searching for some ISS images. Software: [Blender 2.76](https://blender.org), [After Effect CC](http://www.adobe.com/products/aftereffects.html) Renderer: Cycles Renderer (Blender)