Space Station Commander Captures Unprecedented View of Comet04:33

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Published on November 24, 2017

International Space Station Commander Dan Burbank captured spectacular imagery of Comet Lovejoy as seen from about 240 miles above the Earth’s horizon on Wednesday, Dec. 21.

Today Burbank described seeing the comet two nights ago as “the most amazing thing I have ever seen in space,” in an interview with WDIV-TV in Detroit. Last night he captured hundreds of still images of the comet.

More images available in the International Space Station image gallery:

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