NASA image: Space station flyover of the Mediterranean

January 27, 2016
Credit: ESA/NASA

Expedition 46 flight engineer Tim Peake of the European Space Agency (ESA) shared this stunning nighttime photograph with his social media followers on Jan. 25, 2016.

He wrote, "Beautiful night pass over Italy, Alps and Mediterranean."

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