Bernal Heights Looks Magical from International Space Station

Fellow Bernalnauts, here is  VERY unusual view of our glamorous neighborhood. This photo was taken two days ago by European astronaut André Kuipers, who is currently living aboard the International Space Station, roughly 224 miles above the summit of Bernal Hill.

The photo was discovered yesterday by an analyst from the Bernal Aeronautics and Space Agency. The full image is stunning, but unfortunately the resolution is… not so much. So when we zoom, crop, and enhance to take a closer look at ourselves, the quality is lacking. Here’s what we see:

PHOTO: André Kuipers via European Space Agency

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2 Responses to Bernal Heights Looks Magical from International Space Station

  1. Gale says:

    All I can think of when looking at the un-zoomed first picture is, “wow, look at all those fault lines.”

  2. Trogdør says:

    It’s worth clicking through to see the other pictures on the esa feed over on the flickr. They are spectacular!!

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