In Pictures: This Is What Dubai Looks Like From Space

by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
In Pictures: This Is What Dubai Looks Like From Space

From the Burj Khalifa to the Atlantis and the stunning Palm Jumeirah, Dubai is home to some of the best skyscrapers. But, have you ever thought of how all of these would look from space? Well, here’s your chance to take a tour of Dubai from the space.

NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, snapped Dubai from the space and the pictures are truly out of the world. Chris shared spectacular images of Dubai and its coastline from the International Space Station. Furthermore, the atmosphere is currently free of any pollution, giving us a clear view of Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah, the World Islands and the Palm Jebel Ali.

Emirati astronaut Hazzaa AlMansoori made history in September last year, when he became the first person UAE citizen to complete a space mission.

What Else?

In August last year, the International Space Station (ISS) was snapped flying over Dubai. The pictures revealed some of the iconic locales of Dubai including The Palm Jumeirah, World Islands and the general topograpahy of the city.

Social media fans took to Twitter to show their love for the city: