[ Read the Article: NASA Sees Hurricane Arthur’s Cloud-Covered Eye ]
Cameras mounted on the truss of the International Space Station captured a dramatic view of Tropical Storm Arthur at 9:29 a.m. Eastern time July 2 as the station and its six-man crew flew 260 miles overhead. At the time, Arthur was about 100 miles east-northeast of Cape Canaveral, Florida, moving north at about 6 miles an hour. The National Hurricane Center forecasts that Arthur will strengthen into a hurricane as it moves to the northeast and close to the Eastern seaboard during the next several days. The Expedition 40 crew also captured digital still imagery of Arthur as part of its regular acquisition of Earth observation targets and meteorological phenomena.