Ron Garan

@Astro_Ron

Husband, Father, Social Entrepreneur, Pizza Aficionado, TBD... #Optimistic4OurFuture, Occasionally Spend Time in Low Earth Orbit or on the Bottom of the Ocean

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1187 days ago

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Tex_Ture 941 days ago

that fire is OUR old technology burning ,like old pc set on fire to extract the metal for resell copper ,tons of old technology are sent to africa because is the cheapest way to get rid of it.
like hospital or dangerous plastic in china be

PC0101 1186 days ago

For the poor people there fire is the most convenient and cheapest „technology“. But it’s true that wealthier cooperatives also use it.

PC0101 1187 days ago

This shot also shows Zambia #fromspace. Lake Bangweulu at -11.135287,29.712524 is in the bottom right corner.

xworts 1187 days ago

#FromSpace perhaps these "Tears of Fire coming from Earth" could be avoided with the proper technology

PC0101 1187 days ago

From May to September they are common there. Satellites monitor them #fromspace too. A shot from previous years where you may count them: http://1.usa.gov/qvclvD

PC0101 1187 days ago

These fires are not due to great heat but have been ignited intentionally by humans to clear pastures. The term for this is „agricultural fires“. #fromspace

Axeyr 1187 days ago

well done

xworts 1187 days ago

#FromSpace these are "Tears of Fire coming from Earth"

Laplaceslaw11 1187 days ago

wow. it sure is a hot summer so far..

Daniel_Craig 1187 days ago

There are many fires. Great shot!

BigSteppinGal 1187 days ago

Very interesting photo. You can see the colors. Astronauts are amazing!