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What lightning strikes look like from space

  • Johnny Simon
By Johnny Simon

Deputy Photo Editor

This article is more than 2 years old.

Thunderstorms are dazzling from the ground as bolts of lightning illuminate a cloudy canopy. From space, they can be equally as stunning.

Photos from the International Space Station over the years show lightning strikes around the world, mostly as tiny blips of blueish light over the darkened, warm nighttime glow of the Earth.

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