The POT public an impressive image of Chile captured from the International Space Station (ISS) on their official platforms. The description reveals that the Earth was photographed at through the seven windows of the ISS domesix of them in the shape of a parallelogram around a seventh circular window.
The image shows different details, such as the station’s solar panels, including the orbiting laboratorythe solar panel of the Northrop Grumman Cygnus capsule and the Roscosmos segment of the station.
“What do you daydream about with this view? Looking through the dome or “window to the world” of the International Space Station (@iss), you can see the western coast of Chile,” they noted on their Instagram account.
The “Cupola”, as it is known, is a module for observations outside the station, allowing robotic activities, vehicle approaches and space walks.
Astronauts frequently use cameras to capture images of Earth through these windows, which are protected by shutters to prevent damage from orbital debris or micrometeorites. This photograph offers a unique view of Chile from space.