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Brazil at Night (NASA, International Space Station, 06/12/14) | by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center
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Brazil at Night (NASA, International Space Station, 06/12/14)

Early morning of June 12, one of the Expedition 40 crew members aboard the International Space Station took this picture of Brazil, site of the 2014 World Cup soccer matches, which start this week. Sao Paulo is the large cluster of night lights near the coast on the right side of the frame. Rio de Janeiro is the coastal city to the left of Sao Paulo. Belo Horizonte is the cluster of lights near frame center.

 

Image credit: NASA

 

Original image:

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More about space station research:

www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/index.html

 

Crew Earth Observations on Flickr:

www.flickr.com/photos/nasamarshall/sets/72157621443555137/

 

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Taken on June 12, 2014