The view from space is breathtaking

Sochi Olympic Park at night is a magical place. (NASA handout / AFP / Getty Images)

From the International Space Station, the warm weather, the busted bathroom doors, the murky water and the other issues that have gotten so much attention at the Sochi Games seem so inconsequential.

The ring of lights, in the photo shared by NASA on Tuesday, is from Fisht Stadium, where the opening ceremony was held. The Olympic flame is visible in the lower right.

After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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