I see icy ISS ice floes
“I’ve been writing so many explanations about cool pictures from space that I think I’ll take a short break and just simply post this astonishingly beautiful shot, taken by an astronaut on the International Space Station, showing the curling and delicate-appearing ice floes in the ocean off the east coast of Kamchatka, swirling as they drift due to the eddy currents and wind.” 
More from Bad Astronomy here. 
Zoom Info
Camera
Nikon D2xs
ISO
200
Aperture
f/2.8
Exposure
1/8000th
Focal Length
28mm

I see icy ISS ice floes

I’ve been writing so many explanations about cool pictures from space that I think I’ll take a short break and just simply post this astonishingly beautiful shot, taken by an astronaut on the International Space Station, showing the curling and delicate-appearing ice floes in the ocean off the east coast of Kamchatka, swirling as they drift due to the eddy currents and wind.” 

More from Bad Astronomy here. 

83 notes

  1. iuventi reblogged this from kqedscience
  2. rlsoaper reblogged this from charlesdclimer
  3. theredearth reblogged this from insidewarp
  4. luminousatmosphere reblogged this from insidewarp
  5. insidewarp reblogged this from kqedscience
  6. charlesdclimer reblogged this from dendroica
  7. surface-reality reblogged this from dopatonin
  8. seanntokesonthegunjasmokee reblogged this from xoxoacidgirl
  9. vivre-etaimer reblogged this from dopatonin
  10. methfoxes reblogged this from dopatonin
  11. s0tropicana reblogged this from thenamesjones
  12. galacticgorgonaut reblogged this from dopatonin
  13. laserslovelust reblogged this from dopatonin
  14. xoxoacidgirl reblogged this from thenamesjones
  15. thenamesjones reblogged this from dopatonin
  16. dopatonin reblogged this from kqedscience and added:
    "I’vebeen writing so many explanations about cool pictures from space that I think I’ll take a short break and just...
  17. takeapartyrhead reblogged this from neiru2013
  18. wolfwhistled reblogged this from dendroica
  19. andfor reblogged this from otherflowersinmyhead
  20. objectsareevents reblogged this from kqedscience
  21. neiru2013 reblogged this from j2-gallery
  22. thesupine reblogged this from quasarrrr
  23. quasarrrr reblogged this from j2-gallery
  24. bucketlow reblogged this from kqedscience
  25. ireallyneedsomespace reblogged this from kqedscience
To Tumblr, Love Pixel Union