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Portugal, Egypt And Abu Dhabi: Pictures of Earth Captured From ISS Go Viral

Portugal, Egypt And Abu Dhabi: Pictures of Earth Captured From ISS Go Viral

Views of Earth are recorded from the one-of-a-kind vantage point of the International Spaceport Station as it orbited about 254 miles (409 kilometres) over.

The suggestion of viewing Planet from space intrigues ordinary people. With his digital photography from the International Spaceport Station, Flight Engineer Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Expedition Firm (JAXA) has actually met the human hoping for this observation.

The International Space Station (ISS), which orbits the Earth at an elevation of roughly 254 miles (409 km), supplies a special vantage point where to photograph the earth. The National Aeronautics and also Area Administration (NASA) lately published a couple of pictures of these views on Instagram.


1: The initial photo is of Lake Baikal in Russia covered in ice. The side of Planet is highlighted by the blue glow of the atmosphere, contrasting with the darkness of area.


2: Lisbon, Portugal, takes centre phase in this photo recorded on February 4, 2023. The Tagus river separates the sprawling city of red clay ceramic tile roofs that discolor right into eco-friendly areas closer inland.


3. In Cairo, Egypt, on February 4, 2023, the city remains on sand-colored ground, and also there are details of roads entering and also out. Can you find the pyramids? (Hint: They look like three partially shadowed squares near the far left of the image where the city growth intersects with the desert landscape.).

This is not the very first time Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata has shared something fascinating similar to this. A few days earlier, he additionally caught an image of Abu Dhabi through his lenses.

The Japanese astronaut routinely shares intriguing images fired from the ISS on his social media accounts.

Last Updated:  13 February 2023

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