Douglas H. Wheelock

@Astro_Wheels

Test Pilot; NASA Astronaut: STS-120 & ISS-25; Space Station Commander; Aspiring Poet; Inspired by quiet moments, kindness and the power of the spoken word.

It is the season for viewing Polar Mesospheric Clouds, and with our high beta-angle we were able to capture this thin layer of noctilucent clouds at sunset.

Views 27,129

2220 days ago

It is the season for viewing Polar Mesospheric Clouds, and with our high beta-angle we were able to capture this thin layer of noctilucent clouds at sunset.

190 Comments

Realtime comments disabled

Daniel_Craig 2071 days ago

You´re a lucky guy. Thanks for sharing this beautiful sunrise shot.

Lordenkidu 2073 days ago

te felicito men tus fotos son las mejores gtracias por el aporte

MRIkitty 2132 days ago

Breathtaking!

ormochana 2133 days ago

WOW...

yukariln 2141 days ago

omg

RichardKorona 2141 days ago

oh my GOD!!! , , , , chicos visitenlo!

cheniscute1 2143 days ago

I'm astounded

_daymontenegro 2147 days ago

criação.......

osamumaster 2158 days ago

Dazzling!! Time sure does fly....

Pilot1Bill 2171 days ago

Doug, Did you take this from your UH-1H Helicopter? Hahaaa!!! It is simply amazing--and breathtaking! Thanks for sharing. Regards Bill Atwood

Sherry_Foster 2191 days ago

Beautiful shot thank you for sharing....

hitokirimathias 2199 days ago

amazing!!thank you for the great pic!!!!! the best image!!!!!

ailson_santana 2206 days ago

Fantástico !

kisaroom 2206 days ago

amazing!!thank you for the great pic^^

PC0101 2207 days ago

A pic of that series is explained in full detail here: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=44488

cecilamor 2208 days ago

gorgeous morning or sunset simply gorgeous thank you for sharing this with us!!!

kai_alex 2211 days ago

i can't breathe..

acupun2 2212 days ago

Wow,I can cotinue ♫ walking in the air ! " My best regards to my snow man as Astro_Wheels.

Rosaim 2212 days ago

Que belíssima imagem *.*

janeybuttons 2213 days ago

this is the stuff of pink floyd