Astronaut tweets “saddest photo yet….We can actually see explosions and rockets flying” over Gaza and Israel.

This photo, captured by astronaut Alexander Gerst from the International Space Station, is described as showing Gaza and Israel at night. (Astro_Alex/Twitter)
This photo captured by astronaut Alexander Gerst from the International Space Station is described as showing Gaza and Israel at night. (Astro_Alex/Twitter)

Thats what Astronaut Alexander Gerst Tweeted yesterday along with the picture above:

The original headline on this story “There are so many rockets flying in Israel and Gaza they light up the night from space” has been changed to track exactly what the astronaut said.

Nick Kirkpatrick is a digital photo editor at The Washington Post. Follow him on Instagram or on Twitter.
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