PHOTO OF THE DAY: International Space Station Captures Orbital Sunset Over Brazil

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The last rays of an orbital sunset burst through Earth’s horizon as the International Space Station flew 258 miles above Brazil in this image from June 2022. (NASA image)

(NASA) – The last rays of an orbital sunset burst through Earth’s horizon as the International Space Station flew 258 miles above Brazil in this image from June 2022.

In 24 hours, the space station makes 16 orbits of Earth, traveling through 16 sunrises and sunsets. Want more station facts?

Visit International Space Station Facts and Figures.

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