August 29th, 2011
01:02 PM ET


"On Sat., Aug. 27, 2011, International Space Station Astronaut Ron Garan pointed an HD camera out a window of the Cupola to film one of the sixteen sunrises astronauts see each day. This sunrise image shows the rising sun as the International Space Station flew along a path between Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Buenos Aires, Argentina."

Source: NASA

Filed under: Light up the screen
August 29th, 2011
09:53 AM ET

Irene over New York

The GOES-13 satellite shows Hurricane Irene early Sunday morning, 28 minutes before landfall in New York City. Irene's cloud covers New England and extends as far as Toronto, Canada.

You can track Irene on
See NASA's storm data.

Filed under: Hurricanes • Light up the screen • On Earth


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