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Astronauts’ breath-taking
views of earth from space
showing mysterious ring
around Tehran and other
amazing rare images

Daily Mail (UK), by Staff

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/17/2013 5:03:39 PM

Astronauts from NASA and its international affiliate programs took awe-inspiring photos of our planet from outer space. The breath-taking photos show a peculiar purple ring around Tehran, Iran, as well volcanoes, deserts, Caribbean islands and Northern Lights, among other incredible sights.The images were taken from from the International Space Station and posted online by NASA astronaut Thomas Marshburn, Canadian astronaut Chris Hatfield and their space colleagues. ´The Earth has problem skin; one popped, the other didn´t,´ Hatfield jokingly wrote after uploading a volcano that had erupted next to a one that had not. Scroll down to see all 16 images.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dudette4freedom, 2/17/2013 5:08:24 PM     (No. 9181945)

Beautiful photos

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Reply 2 - Posted by: LouD, 2/17/2013 6:15:14 PM     (No. 9182034)

Do any US papers ever print series of photos like the Mail does, seemingly all the time? If so, I haven´t heard of it. Thanks to the Mail for all the good pics, week after week. And thanks to the those who post them.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: 3rdGenNRALifer, 2/17/2013 6:23:53 PM     (No. 9182041)

Hey # 2 - no, Satan farted.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: udanja99, 2/17/2013 6:37:59 PM     (No. 9182062)

If something isn´t done soon to tamp down the Muzzies, that ring around Tehran may soon be the result of an Israeli nuke.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mackrand, 2/17/2013 6:39:24 PM     (No. 9182064)

That ring is what remains of Ghale Morghi Airport. After the Iranian Revolution all the private aircraft were confiscated and are now in parts or destroyed by vandals. There are ongoing protests by students of the planned destruction of the remaining hangers where the remains of several aircraft are stored. There is a park of sorts on the perimeter. I´m surprised it´s still lighted at night. I expect in the next few years Iran will look like it´s evil twin, North Korea.

It is breath taking from a certain point of view.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Labrador Heaven, 2/18/2013 2:08:53 AM     (No. 9182349)

Yes, again, the British media runs circles around our US lapdogs who spend all their time contriving how they can make Zippy the god of all humanity.

I don´t particularly like the Daily Mail, in that they do have some sloppy writing and fact-checking, but at least it is usually the most mediocre of stories - i.e., celebrities - so I can overlook that. (Who cares if they had Liz Taylor´s marriage count a little off?). But, good heavens, they have the best scope of coverage...and they aren´t the only ones. Tons of videos, photos galore..and subject matter just never, ever touched by US media filters. We have Pravda of old here, and they run 24/7 keeping Zippy happy. It´s extremely obvious.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: MickTurn, 2/18/2013 6:41:36 AM     (No. 9182432)

That ring around Tehran is the edge of the bowl...push the lever Mulah´s.

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