Hurricanes, as seen from orbit (photo essay)

Reply Tue 9 Sep, 2008 01:11 pm
Hurricanes, as seen from orbit
Hurricane Ike just rolled across Cuba, and soaked parts of Haiti - both regions still reeling from recent Hurricane Gustav. Ike appears to be weakening now, but is headed tward the Gulf Coast of the U.S., and may yet strengthen. The crew aboard the International Space Station was able to take a photo of Ike from 220 miles overhead last Thursday - one in a long series of great NASA photographs of hurricanes from space. Here are some of the best, from the past several years. (25 photos total)
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Reply Tue 9 Sep, 2008 02:14 pm
@Robert Gentel,
Very cool... (Mother Nature's a bitch)

#25 was awesome.
Reply Tue 9 Sep, 2008 02:34 pm
They are amazing and beautiful....scary too.
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Reply Tue 9 Sep, 2008 02:42 pm
@Robert Gentel,
Man! Ivan was one nasty dude.

Great pics.
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