Saturday, May 19, 2018

The Red Lagoon | International Space Station

Anton: "Laguna Colorada, also known as the Red Lagoon, is located in the southwestern part of Bolivia near the border with Chile. The red color of the water is due to sedimentary rocks, as well as the pigmentation of algae growing there. Our planet does not cease to amaze!"

Laguna Colorada (Red Lagoon) is a shallow salt lake in the southwest of the altiplano of Bolivia, within Eduardo Avaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve and close to the border with Chile. (Source: Wikipedia)

Anton is a Russian cosmonaut. Former colonel of the Russian Air Force—fighter pilot. Experience: International Space Station Expeditions 29/30 and 42/43, 54/55.

Credit: Cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov
Release Date: May 18, 2018


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