14 November 2011

Autumn Night in America- Amazing Views From ISS

Posted by Dan Satterfield

View of the Southeast U.S. at night from the ISS. Image from NASA.

We’ve all seen many photos from space, but they never show the stars and the city lights that astronauts see, because cameras do lousy in very low light. Until now:

… and the pass from NW to SE across the U.S. Look for Chicago halfway through, and at the end, the rectangular outline of Puerto Rico shows up very well! These were taken with a special low light camera on-board the ISS in mid October (2011).