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The Glittery Gulf Coast

Credit: NASA
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014: An Expedition 40 astronaut on the International Space Station captured this spectacular image of the U.S. Gulf Coast at night.…Read More »





Lights from areas in the Gulf Coast states of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, as well as some of the states that border them on the north, are visible, according to a NASA image description. Some lights appear to be from off-shore oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico itself.

— Tariq Malik   Less «
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