'Frankenstorm' Hurricane Sandy Looks Pretty Scary From Space

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The International Space Station captured this view of the brewing storm on October 26. Orbiting Earth at an altitude of roughly 200-250 miles, the I.S.S. is in an ideal position to observe hurricanes brewing in the Caribbean, and NASA is always kind enough to share the videos on their multimedia page. Sandy is likely to be declassified as a hurricane before it hits the East Coast of the U.S. but its convergence with a Canadian storm is expected to create a particularly dangerous weather pattern next week. NOAA's National Hurricane Center has updates and advisories here

For more videos from NASA, visit http://www.nasa.gov/

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.
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