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Space, gentrified

It's getting pretty plush up there. Yesterday, NASA released this image of Expedition 25 commander Doug Wheelock in the "cupola," a bay window installed on the Earth-facing side of the International Space Station in February 2010.

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Hurricane Earl As Seen From the International Space Station

Shot on August 30th from the International Space Station, NASA released this photo which shows Hurricane Earl as a category 4 storm from the perspective of space. The photo was snapped by NASA astronaut Douglas Wheelock with a DSLR camera. With maximum sustained winds of 135 miles, it’s unique views like this, rather than weather radar animations, that really puts ...

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Astronaut Films Video of the Earth Traveling at 17,239 MPH

For those of you who don’t want to or mentally can’t do the math, 17,239 MPH is about 4.7 miles per second. So it takes about two seconds for the Earth to circle around yo momma’s ass. NASA astronaut Don Petit captured this time lapse video from the International Space Station. At one point you can actually see the northern ...

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