For this week’s Perspective, I chose something that is indeed from a different perspective… literally! The above image was taken from the International Space Station during STS-123:
STS123-E-008018 (21 March 2008) — While docked and onboard the International Space Station, a STS-123 Endeavour crewmember captured the glowing green beauty of the Aurora Borealis. Looking northward across the Gulf of Alaska, over a low pressure area (cloud vortex), the aurora brightens the night sky.
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