November 22, 2013
(29 Oct. 2012) --- One of the Expedition 33 crew members aboard the International Space Station took this photo of Hurricane Sandy at 16:55:32 GMT on Oct. 29, 2012. East is generally at the top of the photo, south to the right. At the camera time of the photo Sandy was located by the National Hurricane Center at approximately 37.5 degrees north latitude and 71.5 degrees west longitude or 25 miles southeast of Atlantic City, New Jersey moving north-northwest at 18 miles per hour and packing winds of 90 miles per hour.
Topics: Weather, Fluid dynamics, Meteorology, Atmospheric sciences, Disaster Accident, Tropical cyclone, Vortices