• Question: What are the chances that you can see an eclipse or a shooting star from space?

    Asked by Dannie.H to Beth, COLFlight on 17 Oct 2015.
    • Photo: Columbus Flight Directors

      Columbus Flight Directors answered on 17 Oct 2015:


      Hi Dannie! Its actually possible to see both eclipses and shooting stars from Space: Checkout these cool video clips that the astronauts have made! My favourite is watching the shadow of the Moon pass over the Earth!

      Solar Eclipse Shadow:

      Shooting Stars from Space: