The Greatest Cities on Earth Shining into Space
Not only stars light up the sky at night; these incredible photographs taken from the space stations show earth in a whole new light.
The Nile Delta is illuminated above and shows the incredible distribution of the population. NASA describes it as a flower, with Cairo being a particularly bright spot at the base. Almost all of the people live along the life-giving river, while Tel Aviv, Israel is another bright spot, as is Amman in Jordan.
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