Space Station Skims A Sea of Airglow, Star-fire and Lightning | Video

Earth and sky are not separate; they interact. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station captured deeply colored airglow bands punctuated by thunderstorms and a hint of auroras. In this zone, space weather and ground weather mix. On the deep sky beyond, the Large Magellanic Cloud and supergiant star Canopus; below a litany of lightning. [Best Telescopes For Hobbyists]

Photos: Exquisite Star Trails Captured by Astronaut
 

credit : Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, NASA Johnson Space Center / mash mix: Space.com's @SteveSpaleta