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Shooting star from space: U.S. astronaut on International Space Station captures amazing image

Shooting star photographed by astonaut Ron Garan aboard the International Space Station (NASA/Ron Garan (@Astro_Ron)

What a “Shooting Star” looks like #FromSpace Taken yesterday during Perseids Meteor Shower Thanks @JakeGaran 4 cam than a minute ago via Twitpic Favorite Retweet ReplyRon Garan

Jason is the Washington Post’s weather editor and Capital Weather Gang's chief meteorologist. He earned a master's degree in atmospheric science, and spent 10 years as a climate change science analyst for the U.S. government. He holds the Digital Seal of Approval from the National Weather Association.


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