Col. Doug Hurley – NASA



The Empire City, all five boroughs fully in view. Manhattan, Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island. Photo: @Astro_Jeff


Stunning: This astonishing image taken from the International Space Station of America’s eastern cost at night which shows northeastward: Philadelphia-New York City-Boston corridor, bottom-center, western Lake Ontario shoreline with Toronto, left edge; Montreal, near center



At twilight, Manhattan resembles a vast living organism with ribbons of energy pulsing through its streets and up into its hundred thousand buildings. PHOTOGRAPH BY GEORGE STEINMETZ


Aerial View of New York City


The Eastern Seaboard of the US: The lights of Richmond, Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City are visible along with the distinct geographic features of New England, including Boston Harbor, Chesapeake Bay, and The Delaware. Notice how far inland cities lie below New York. Photos Courtesy Lights of Mankind: Earth at From Space/NASA

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