Science and Exploration

Orbital View Of Earth’s Aurora

By Keith Cowing
Press Release
August 31, 2016
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Orbital View Of Earth’s Aurora
Earth's Aurora

Sparkling aurora colors of magenta and green color the skies while the International Space Station orbits above the planet every 90 minutes.
SpaceX’s Dragon resupply vehicle is seen docked to the Earth-facing port of the Harmony module.

ISS048e056981 (0813/2016) – Larger image

SpaceRef co-founder, Explorers Club Fellow, ex-NASA, Away Teams, Journalist, Space & Astrobiology, Lapsed climber.