The Andes Mountains of South America -

Today’s Image of the Day from the European Space Agency features an astronaut view of the Andes Mountains in South America.

The photo was captured by ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti aboard the International Space Station for her Minerva Mission.

On August 28, 2022, Cristoforetti shared the photograph on Twitter, saying: “A pass over the Andes just before sunset. Love the long shadows over the mountains!”

Image Credit: ESA 

By Chrissy Sexton, Staff Writer

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