NASA astronaut shares photo of Himalayas from space, netizens say ‘majestic’
NASA astronaut and International Space Station (ISS) flight engineer Mark T Vande Hei recently shared a photo of the Himalayan Range seen from space and the photo left netizens mesmerized.
“Somewhere on a clear, bright day in the Himalayas. Can’t get enough views like this, ”he wrote, sharing the photo on Twitter.
Take a look here:
Somewhere on a clear bright day in the Himalayas. I can’t get enough views like this. pic.twitter.com/1QNylAIqAF
– Mark T. Vande Hei (@Astro_Sabot) June 2, 2021
Located in South and East Asia, separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan plateau, the Himalayan range contains many of the highest peaks on Earth, including Mount Everest.
The images have fascinated many people on the Internet, Internet users have reacted to them. Take a look here:
How beautiful ! 🤩 Looks like we can touch the snow❄️! It’s incredible ! Thank you very much Marc! 👏👍🌏🌍🌎
– Mira La Praline (@MiraLaPraline) June 2, 2021
SPECTACULAR !!! 🌟🌟🌟✨✨✨
THANK YOU FOR SHARING.
– Gloria Chairez (@ vulcan54) June 3, 2021
Such a majestic sight 😍 I should say you are so lucky that we
– Aries (@ t00reytwi) June 2, 2021
It’s so beautiful 😍😍😍
– pViX (@ i4Nutella) June 2, 2021
Amazing place # 1 forever
– Ujjawal Patel (@ UjjawalPatel16) June 2, 2021
Beautiful photo. The pleasure of seeing paradise on earth.
– Parminder Kaur (@ Parmind09703224) June 2, 2021
– Roe Barra (@BarraRoe) June 3, 2021
Beyond the awesome, how nature can touch the soul
– Armando (@ Armando17820449) June 3, 2021
The Himalayas are magnificent. Thanks for the photo.
– Anne-Marie Hancock (@ AnneMarieHanco7) June 2, 2021
Besides Vande Hei, astronaut Shane Kimbrough also shared an aerial video of the Italian city of Turin. “Turin, Italy – a city with a rich history and culture in northern Italy is easy to spot from @Space_Station,” he wrote, sharing the city’s image.
– Shane Kimbrough (@astro_kimbrough) June 1, 2021
Recently, NASA on Instagram shared an orbital photograph of Istanbul taken from the ISS, which went viral on the internet.