Alexan­der Gerst’s pho­to­graph of a sun­rise on Earth’s hori­zon

Alexander Gerst’s photograph of a sunrise on Earth’s horizon
Alexan­der Gerst’s pho­to­graph of a sun­rise on Earth’s hori­zon
Credit: NASA/ ESA

Alexander Gerst’s photograph of a sunrise on Earth’s horizon

The Ger­man ESA as­tro­naut Alexan­der Gerst took this pic­ture from on board the In­ter­na­tion­al Space Sta­tion (ISS). “I thought long and hard about what my first pho­to­graph from space should show. When I saw this sun­rise, I knew im­me­di­ate­ly that I had found my sub­ject. What a fas­ci­nat­ing plan­et Earth is.”

The German ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst took this picture from on board the International Space Station (ISS). “I thought long and hard about what my first photograph from space should show. When I saw this sunrise, I knew immediately that I had found my subject. What a fascinating planet Earth is.”

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