Monday, October 02, 2017

The Nile river at night | International Space Station



The Nile River is a major north-flowing river in northeastern Africa. It reaches all of these countries:
Ethiopia, Sudan, Egypt, Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan, Eritrea

The Nile (Arabic: النيل‎‎, Egyptian Arabic en-Nīl, Standard Arabic an-Nīl; Coptic: ⲫⲓⲁⲣⲱ, P(h)iaro; Ancient Egyptian: Ḥ'pī and Jtrw; Biblical Hebrew: היאור, Ha-Ye'or or השיחור, Ha-Shiḥor).
(Source: Wikipedia)

Captured by ESA Astronaut Paolo Nespoli of Italy

Nespoli is currently working and living aboard the International Space Station as part of his long duration Vita mission.

Follow the VITA mission: http://blogs.esa.int/VITAmission/
Connect with Paolo via http://paolonespoli.esa.int

Credit: ESA/NASA
Image Date: September 24, 2017


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