Thursday, December 22, 2011

Space Station Commander Captures Unprecedented View Of Comet
 
 
HOUSTON -- International Space Station Commander Dan Burbank captured spectacular imagery of Comet Lovejoy, viewed from about 240 miles above the Earth’s horizon on Wednesday, Dec. 21.

Today Burbank described seeing the comet as “the most amazing thing I have ever seen in space,” in an interview with WDIV-TV in Detroit. Burbank took hundreds of still images of the comet.
MORE: http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2011/dec/HQ_M11-255_ISS_Lovejoy.html

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