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Earth's luminous atmospheric glow back-dropped by the tranquil Milky Way | by NASA Johnson
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Earth's luminous atmospheric glow back-dropped by the tranquil Milky Way

iss060e006040 (July 6, 2019) --- The International Space Station was orbiting 258 miles above the Bay of Bengal during an orbital nighttime when this photograph was taken of Earth's luminous atmospheric glow back-dropped by the tranquil Milky Way. In the foreground, is the Progress 72 resupply ship docked to the Pirs module with a lit airlock window.

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Taken on July 6, 2019