French astronaut Thomas Basquet shared a photo of the Normandy coast under the sun taken from the International Space Station this Tuesday.
Three days after arriving at the International Space Station (ISS) as part of the Alpha mission, French astronaut Thomas Pesket shared the first snapshot taken from space. Norman did not fail to destroy his native land.
“The station’s path always goes from west to east: an opportunity for my native Normandy, always under the sun (no matter what haters say). It opens the ball to photos from orbit!” The astronaut tweeted Tuesday Afternoon.
The Alpha Mission is the third such mission to SpaceX since the United States relaunched manned spacecraft. With 11 residents, the International Space Station is currently unusually populated.
As part of this work, the station crew plans to take 1.5 million images of the Earth, documenting events such as artificial lights, algae blooms and sea beds exploding at night. Antarctic ice patterns.
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