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

By Rebecca J. Rosen

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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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