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Gulf Coast at Night (NASA, International Space Station, 08/09/14) | by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center
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Gulf Coast at Night (NASA, International Space Station, 08/09/14)

One of the Expedition 40 crew members aboard the International Space Station photographed this nighttime image showing city lights in at least half a dozen southern states from some 225 miles above the home planet. Lights from areas in the Gulf Coast states of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, as well as some of the states that border them on the north, are visible.

 

Image credit: NASA

 

Original image:

www.flickr.com/photos/nasa2explore/14907117381/in/set-721...

 

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 August 9, 2014