Thanks to some Tweeter happy astronauts and a new camera technology that was able to shoot high-resolution photos even as the station moved at a rapid 17,500 miles an hour some 240 miles above Earth’s surface.
The amazing photo tweets were first noticed in 2010 by author L. Douglas Keeney. He went through 300,000 NASA images and chose the best 400 photos for his book Lights of Mankind: The Earth at Night as Seen from Space.
Here are just a few of them. Enjoy!
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