Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Cities from Space - Milan, Italy

Here is Milan, Italy - a city of 1.3 million people - as photographed on December 18, 2010 by the Expedition 26 crew of the International Space Station:

Image from NASA's The Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth

Here is a short, silent time lapse video taken apparently in Switzerland. The distant glow comes from the light pollution of Milan.

Next up on our tour of cities from space at night will be Athens, Greece.

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