A literally breathtaking view of Earth, as filmed by NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik during a spacewalk

Randy Bresnik

If you know any flat-earth types, you might share this with them…

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NASA astronauts Randy Bresnik and Joe Acaba performed a spacewalk on Nov. 27, 2017 to install equipment and carry out maintenance on the International Space Station. NASA did not indicate which astronaut is pictured in this image. (Source: NASA)

Bresnik and Acaba spent 6 hours and 49 minutes on their spacewalk. The two astronauts installed a new camera system on the Canadarm2 robotic arm, an HD camera on the starboard truss of the station, and they replaced a fuse on an extension of the robotic arm. They also carried out other maintenance activities.

It was demanding work. But Bresnik also was inspired by the view. “Sometimes on a #spacewalk, you just have to take a moment to enjoy the beauty of our planet Earth,” he wrote on Twitter.

I’d say that’s also good advice for all of us down here on the ground.

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Via:: Discovermagazine – Science & Technology


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