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  • Saundra Rohn

    Astronaut Ron Garan, Expedition 28 flight engineer, tweeted this image from the International Space Station in August, 2011 with the following caption: “What a `Shooting Star’ looks like from space, taken yesterday during Perseid Meteor Shower.”

  • Astronomy Picture of the Day (APoD)

    Perseid Below (Aug 10 2012) Credit: Ron Garan, ISS Expedition 28 Crew, NASA Denizens of planet Earth watched last year's Perseid meteor shower by looking up into the bright moonlit night sky. But this remarkable view captured on August 13, 2011 by astronaut Ron Garan looks down on a Perseid meteor. From Garan's perspective onboard the International Space Station orbiting at an altitude of about 380 kilometers, the Perseid meteors streak below (...) #astronomy #NASA

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