Lightning Over Brazil
May 16, 2011
The European Space Agency's Paolo Nespoli took this image of lightning over Brazil as seen from the International Space Station in January 2011. Nespoli, a member of the Expedition 27 crew, first visited the station in 2007 as a member of the STS-120 crew aboard space shuttle Discovery to deliver the Italian-built Harmony node.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Space, Spaceflight, Space exploration, STS-120, Expedition 27, Paolo A. Nespoli, Harmony, Space Shuttle, International Space Station, Manned spacecraft, Human spaceflight, European Space Agency, Paolo Nespoli