Orbital View: A Glowing Ribbon of Aqua

Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

Scott Kelly takes a break from his “zero-G latte” (action shot here) to capture this shot over the ocean:

#EarthArt Go with the flow. #YearInSpace #water #currents #earth #space #spacestation #iss

A photo posted by Scott Kelly (@stationcdrkelly) on

Emoji of the day: