Astronaut International Space Station (ISS) Made some photos that will astound space fans – Brazilians in particular. The images show the cities of Rio de Janeiro (RJ), So Paulo (SP), Curitiba (PR) and Porto Alegre (RS) when the orbiting laboratory flew over them earlier this month.
The photos were taken on 4 July, but were only published on this Sunday (17th). In one of them, we see a click in the night curitiba, the capital of Paraná. The city is home to about two million residents and, in the photo, it is visible along with the metropolitan area – also note the difference in lighting in different areas of the city.
Another photo shows the southern region of Brazil Porto AlegreThe capital of Rio Grande do Sul. In the photo, it is possible to observe some of the known areas, such as Villa Asuncao, Canoes, Alvorada, Viamao, among others. Can you find them in the picture below?
already . picture of Sao Paulo Brings us the capital of So Paulo full of lights. In the publication, NASA describes an interesting feature in the image: the brightest lights on city streets are in contrast to those in Guarulhos, which are less bright. sight:
Finally, we have a picture of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil’s second most populous city. The capital of Rio de Janeiro was manned by ships in Guanabara Bay, while the orbital laboratory was at an altitude of about 420 km.
coordinated through a cooperative program between countries such as the United States, Russia, Europe and others, International Space Station It is the largest object of artificial origin ever launched into space. It orbits our planet at an average altitude of about 400 km and completes one revolution every 90 minutes, traveling at a speed of 28,000 km/h.