DEC 04, 2017 10:59 AM PST

Here's What Lightning Looks Like From the ISS

WRITTEN BY: Anthony Bouchard

NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik continues to show off incredible footage of the Earth from the International Space Station's perspective on his Twitter account, and this is a beautiful addition to those jaw-dropping pieces that you won't want to miss.

The video showcases the surreal flashes of bright lightning against the dark background of the nighttime Earth from below. As it would seem, the International Space Station was orbiting just above parts of Asia when Bresnik captured the footage.

The view is unique both because most people don't visualize thunderstorms in this manner and because there aren't too many people who get the opportunity to see lightning strikes from far above the clouds like this.
About the Author
  • Fascinated by scientific discoveries and media, Anthony found his way here at LabRoots, where he would be able to dabble in the two. Anthony is a technology junkie that has vast experience in computer systems and automobile mechanics, as opposite as those sound.
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