The bright lights of the industrial center of Al Jubayl, Saudi Arabia stand out in a nighttime photograph from the International Space Station. Industrial Center, Earth Image, Satellite Image, Bright Lights, Al Jubayl, Aerial Image, Aerial View, Center Stands, Saudi Arabia
An astronaut on the International Space Station took this night photograph of two of Belgium’s major metropolitan areas. Antwerp is a major European port located on the Scheldt River, which appears as a black line angling through the lights. The city has access to the Atlantic Ocean, and its extensive dock facilities are even more brightly lit than the city center.
Looking out at the Earth’s surface from the International Space Station (ISS), astronauts frequently observe sunglint highlighting both ocean and inland water surfaces.