PHOTO OF THE DAY: NASA Astronaut Bob Hines Captures Orbital Sunrise From International Space Station
By NASA information center // July 27, 2022
Space Station flew into an orbital sunrise 261 miles above Texas
(NASA) – The Sun’s rays begin to illuminate the Earth’s atmosphere as the International Space Station flew into an orbital sunrise 261 miles above Texas, as seen in this image taken by astronaut Bob Hines.
The crew doesn’t just snap pretty pictures; the research aboard the station benefits humanity in numerous ways.
This week, the 11th annual International Space Station Research and Development Conference runs through Thursday, July 28, 2022, in Washington. The full conference agenda is available online.
NASA will provide live coverage of select panels from the conference on NASA Television, the NASA app, and the agency’s website.
The event coincides with the publication of the 2022 edition of the International Space Station Benefits for Humanity, highlighting the advances in scientific knowledge on Earth, and in space, physical, and biological sciences, aboard the microgravity laboratory for the benefit of people living on our home planet.
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