Picture of the Day: A View of a Sunset from Above

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On September 16, 2001, members of the crew aboard the International Space Station snapped up this shot of the sun setting on planet Earth. Part of the space station is visible in the foreground.

Image: NASA.
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Rebecca J. Rosen is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where she oversees the Business Channel. She was previously an associate editor at The Wilson Quarterly.

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