View of the Alps From Space

Spectacular view of the Alps from space. (Image: NASA/ESA/Samantha Cristoforetti.)
View of the Alps From Space (Image from NASA)

Expedition 42 Flight Engineer Samantha Cristoforetti of the European Space Agency (ESA) took this photograph of the Alps from the International Space Station, and posted it to social media on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014.

She wrote, “I’m biased, but aren’t the Alps from space spectacular? What a foggy day on the Po plane, though! #Italy”

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