You’ve seen the amazing photograph of the ISS next to the moon captured by an amateur photograph with a DSLR, now check out what the astronauts aboard the ISS have to show you of the storms over Africa. That’s right, “astronauts on the International Space Station captured a video of lightning storms flashing across Africa from 250 miles up.” Continue reading for a video.
This video was taken by the crew of Expedition 30 on board the ISS. Expedition 30 is the current team on board the ISS, led by Commander Dan Burbank. The sequence of shots was taken December 29, 2011 from 20:55:05, on a pass from over central Africa, near southeast Niger, to the South Indian Ocean, southeast of Madagascar.