NASA Shares Dazzling Picture Of Tokyo From Space; Olympics Light Up At Night

by Tania Tarafdar
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The images of earth clicked by National Aeronautics and Space Administration clicked from outer space never fail to take us by awe. But astronauts from outer space do not just take pictures for the wow factor. The pictures taken from outer space serve a scientific purpose. From human-caused changes like urban growth and reservoir construction to natural dynamic events such as floods, hurricanes, and volcanic eruptions, these pictures help track the dynamics of mother earth. These pictures of earth clicked by NASA will make your jaw drop. 

Dazzling Picture Of Olympics Lit At Night

The Tokyo Olympics are underway. Spectators across the world have tuned in to their television to cheer for the athletes. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station gave us a fresh perspective of the mega sporting event by sharing a satellite image of a lit-up Tokyo. The Olympic Games light up the night,” US space NASA wrote, sharing the picture on their Instagram handle.


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Istanbul Is Glowing In NASA’s Stunning Image Of The City Taken From Space

We cannot take our eyes off this picture of Istanbul recently shared by NASA. The orbital photograph of Istanbul was taken from the International Space Station (ISS) and the image is making our jaw drop. Istanbul is glowing in the image that captures the night light.

NASA shared Istanbul’s picture on Instagram split by the Bosporus and the Golden Horn. They captioned. “Hey, Istanbul. You’re glowing!,” NASA wrote while sharing the picture. The image was captured on May 10, 2021, from the ISS as it orbited 263 miles above the Black Sea.


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NASA’s Mesmerising Images Of The Earth As Viewed From Space

NASA shared mesmerising images of the Earth as viewed from space, and the pictures have gone viral in no time. The pictures shared on NASA’s official Instagram are taken from the vantage point of the International Space Station. While sharing the pictures NASA shared a message too, which read: “In these stunning images, the natural systems – land, water, air, ice – connect to each other to bring life. No matter whether we are on land or in space, we are unified by this tiny blue planet – and that’s something to celebrate.”


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Japanese Astronaut Shares Breathtaking Pic Of Mount Fuji From Space

A Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi, shared the picture of Mount Fuji clicked from outer space and netizens are in awe of the image. Soichi Noguchi shared the image on Twitter and posted the picture with a caption in Japanese. The translated caption reads “Mount Fuji and my hometown Chigasaki.” Netizens immediately liked the picture, and the post garnered several comments. Many thanked the astronaut for sharing the image.

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These pictures surely made our day, what about you?


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