Wednesday, June 24, 2009

View of Volcano From Space

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have taken photos from 220 miles up of a 5-mile high volcanic eruption at Sarychev Peak on Matua (Matsuwa) Island in the Kuril Island archipelago near Japan.

Here's a snapshot of the eruption.

Additional photos of the event are here.


Kindred Spirit said...

What an amazing picture, Sean! The power of God...

Patti Petersen said...

That is beyond cool, Sean! Made my head spin just "looking down" like that.