Tweeting a snapshot of Africa from outer space

Date:17 February 2015 Tags:, , , , ,

An astronaut from the European Space Agency, Samantha Cristoforetti, took the picture as the the International Space Station passed over the Gulf of Aden and the Horn of Africa and shared it via Twitter. She wrote: “A spectacular flyover of the Gulf of Aden and the Horn of Africa. #HelloEarth”.

Click here for the Tweet. Or follow Cristoforetti’s on Twitter, to see what’s happening at the International Space Station, here.

Image credit: NASA/ESA/Samantha Cristoforetti