Ron Garan

@Astro_Ron

Human #RiseAboveLabels - #TheKeyIsWe

Good morning #FromEarth Iowa, in the midwestern United States, is the vibrantly lit patch about 1/3 from the bottom and left of this picture taken from the International Space Station on September 29, 2011. A significant percentage of the state's energy is produced by wind and other renewable sources. Areas captured in this picture include from the top clockwise, Chicago, Illinois under a dark Lake Michigan; the dark Appalachian Mountains with the eastern seaboard just beyond; St. Louis, Missouri; Omaha, Nebraska; Des Moines, Iowa; Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. And, of course, the natural light from the aurora borealis over Canada, framing the horizon.

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1335 days ago

Good morning #FromEarth Iowa, in the midwestern United States, is the vibrantly lit patch about 1/3 from the bottom and left of this picture taken from the International Space Station on September 29, 2011. A significant percentage of the state's energy is produced by wind and other renewable sources. Areas captured in this picture include from the top clockwise, Chicago, Illinois under a dark Lake Michigan; the dark Appalachian Mountains with the eastern seaboard just beyond; St. Louis, Missouri; Omaha, Nebraska; Des Moines, Iowa; Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. And, of course, the natural light from the aurora borealis over Canada, framing the horizon.

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ThelongReal 826 days ago

круто! #FromEarth

OPopeyes 1303 days ago

Buenas tardes Astro. Internet me trae por la calle de la amargura. ¿Qué tal todo por el Oeste americano tejano?. Por aquí mucho frío, pero día soleado. ya cayendo la noche

sci_ops 1334 days ago

This might be my favorite nighttime photo #fromspace so far. I can't get enough of these.

Anto648 1335 days ago

Beautiful. Thank you.

sstogowska 1335 days ago

God! ♥

patricia_scz 1335 days ago

I love this pic!

PC0101 1335 days ago

Great photo #fromspace. :-)