IMAGE OF THE DAY: NASA Astronaut Scott Tingle Captures Breathtaking Views of Earth From ISS
By NASA // February 17, 2018
Tingle part of crew that blasted off in December
(NASA) – The above image was captured by NASA astronaut Scott Tingle aboard the International Space Station Expedition 54/55.
Tingle’s pictures show off the beauty of our home planet. He also Tweeted out a photo of the area of the world he hails from, saying hello to friends and family in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine.
Born in Attleboro, Massachusetts, Tingle considers his hometown as Randolph, Massachusetts.
Currently, six people are living and working on the orbiting laboratory, conducting important science and research that will not only benefit life here on Earth, but will help us venture deeper into space than ever before.
Tingle blasted off from a port at Kazakhstan’s Baikonur Cosmodrome for the International Space Station on December 17 with two other astronauts, Russian Roscosmos’s Anton Shkaplerov of Roscosmos and Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency.
Tingle is set to return to earth in April.
The Red Sea and the Nile – what a beautiful sight from ISS! pic.twitter.com/RtM6AbQbM6
— Scott D. Tingle (@Astro_Maker) February 9, 2018
Hello to my friends and family in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine! pic.twitter.com/nmkjgFtuum
— Scott D. Tingle (@Astro_Maker) February 15, 2018
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