This is what the coast of the country looks like from the International Space Station – FireWire
From International Space Station (ISS, for its English acronym), in Earth orbit and where astronomers conduct studies in astrobiology, astronomy, meteorology, physics, and many other fields, photographs have been taken to remember, As one of the coast Chili pepper.
This is probably one of the most beautiful photos of the southern country, especially for all the context that surrounded this photo, one of the most amazing photos ever taken from the International Space Station.
To get an idea of how special the image is, the International Space Station is located 354 kilometers from the Earth’s surface. From that distance, astronaut Shane Kimbruh Take a great picture of the entire coast of Chile, from Arica to Punta Arenas.
The picture shows all the details of Cordillera de los Andes and the waters of the Pacific Ocean. From the colors of the mountains it seems that the picture was taken in the summer.
More pictures of Chile from the International Space Station
Shane Kimbrough, NASA astronaut, US Army colonel, AH-64 Apache pilot, among other great things that enhance his resume, Take several pictures of Chile from the International Space Station.
On August 3, 2021, the astronomer Share a picture of the Cordeira de los Andesshowing part of Chilean territory and Argentina, a neighboring country.
“The beauty of the Andes mountain range seen from my window from space! The Andes Mountains stretch along the western side of South America between Santiago, Chile and Mendoza, Argentina, and are among the longest mountain ranges in the world.Kimbrough explained.
The beauty of the Andes mountain range as seen outside my window from space! The Andes Mountains stretch along the western side of South America between Santiago de Chile and Mendoza, Argentina, and are among the longest mountain ranges in the world. pic.twitter.com/HpBPS7nU6j
– Shane Kimbra (@astro_kimbrough) August 3, 2021
The astronaut also took another great photo from the International Space Station, during Expedition 50 in November 2017, where they are seen “The impressive frozen rivers of Chile“.
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