French astronaut Thomas Pescet just shared a photo of the Normandy coast in the sun on Tuesday, taken from the International Space Station.
Three days after arriving at the International Space Station (ISS) as part of the Alpha mission, French astronaut Thomas Pescet shared the first snapshot from space. The Normans never failed to immortalize their homeland.
“The way to the station always goes from west to east: an opportunity for my country, Normandy, as always in the sun (whatever the haters say). This sets the stage for photos from space! “, The astronaut tweeted on Tuesday afternoon.
The Alpha mission is the third such mission for SpaceX since the resumption of manned spaceflight by the United States. With 11 passengers, the International Space Station is currently unusually populated.
As part of this mission, the station crew plans to take 1.5 million images of the Earth, documenting phenomena such as artificial lighting at night, algae blooms, cracking of the seabed and the formation of Antarctic ice.
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