Aurora Australis (NASA, International Space Station, 07/15/12)

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    The Expedition 32 crew onboard the International Space Station, flying an altitude of approximately 240 miles, recorded a series of images of Aurora Australis, also known as the Southern Lights, on July 15. NASA astronaut Joe Acaba, flight engineer, recorded the series of images from the Tranquility node. The Canadarm2 robot arm is in the foreground.

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    1. © Montse ★;-)) 21 months ago | reply

      Bravo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    2. STEHOUWER AND RECIO 21 months ago | reply

      Superb and impressive capture, thanks for sharing!

    3. LTCE 21 months ago | reply

      Simply spectacular!

    4. rhanelt 21 months ago | reply

      Incredible photo.

    5. -jell- 21 months ago | reply

      Amazing shot, wish I could be up there to see it first hand!

    6. bob57911 21 months ago | reply

      WOW!!!! This is a Wonderful shot!! Thanks!

    7. NamWizard 21 months ago | reply

      Outstanding!!!

    8. fotozo 21 months ago | reply

      WOW - this is breathtaking. Must've been quite an experience to see it live from space :o)

    9. goclooney go 21 months ago | reply

      an amazing capture indeed !!

    10. dodagp 21 months ago | reply

      OM ! So striking and surreal !!!!

    11. LePalomé 16 months ago | reply

      Algo que se cree imposible de captar!

    12. mark-in-gr 14 months ago | reply

      Funny how some of the Exif data has no relevance for shots taken from space :-)

    13. ☀ Sussilapiloto ✈ 13 months ago | reply

      Exceptional image!!

    14. ☀ Sussilapiloto ✈ 13 months ago | reply

      Absolutely wonderful!

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