Puerto Rico from the International Space Station • Earth.com

Last update: August 22nd, 2019 at 12:39 pm

Today’s Image of the Day comes courtesy of the NASA Earth Observatory and features a look at Puerto Rico from the International Space Station.

The photo was taken on October 12, 2017 by NASA astronaut Joe Acaba, who commented on Twitter, “Finally a chance to see the beautiful island of Puerto Rico from @Space_Station. Continued thoughts throughout the recovery process.”

Acaba’s parents were actually born in Puerto Rico.

By Rory Arnold, Earth.com Staff Writer

Image Credit: NASA Earth Observatory

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