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Photo taken by German astronaut Alexander Gerst Photo: Twitter screenshot
Photo taken by German astronaut Alexander Gerst Photo: Twitter screenshot
 
Image from Alexander Gerst's Twitter account Photo: From Alexander Gerst's Twitter account
Image from Alexander Gerst's Twitter account Photo: From Alexander Gerst's Twitter account
 
 

Astronaut sees Gaza rocket fire from space: ‘My saddest photo yet’

Image taken hundreds of miles from earth captures IDF strikes on Gaza, rockets launched from Strip fly over Israel.

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Published: 07.24.14, 01:13 / Israel News

German astronaut Alexander Gerst tweeted an image on Wednesday as seen from his vantage point at the International Space Station, while the floating observation post was flying over Israel and the Gaza Strip.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image from Alexander Gerst's Twitter account
Image from Alexander Gerst's Twitter account

 

According to Gerst, the photo that was taken from more than 200 miles from earth documents Israel and Gaza during an evening of rocket attacks and aerial strikes. The dark section at the top of the image is the Mediterranean Sea.

 

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