Majestic Orbital View of Storms over Africa with a Milky Way Backdrop [Video]

By Akemi Iwaya on January 25th, 2012

This beautiful time-lapse footage was taken on December 29, 2011 as the International Space Station passed over central Africa…

ISS Passes Over Stormy Africa (w/Milky Way) [via Geeks are Sexy]


You can view (and download) more beautiful orbital video footage here:

The Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth [NASA]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 01/25/12
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