VIDEO: International Space Station Passes Over Record-Setting Hurricanes Irma and Jose On Friday
By Space Coast Daily // September 8, 2017
irma powerful Category 4 storm set to strike florida
ABOVE VIDEO: The International Space Station passed over two major Atlantic hurricanes on Friday, Sept. 8.
First, the station flew approximately 250 miles over Hurricane Jose at approximately 10:10 a.m. EDT while the Category 3 storm was in the Atlantic just east of the Caribbean.
One orbit of the Earth later, the station flew over Hurricane Irma at approximately 11:40 a.m. EDT.
The powerful Category 5 storm had already brought destructive wind and rain to islands across the Caribbean and is forecast to impact the Florida peninsula. (NASA video)