Hurricane Florence Is a 'No-Kidding Nightmare' in These New Astronaut Photos

Astronaut Ricky Arnold captured this image of Hurricane Florence from the International Space Station on Monday

Hurricane Florence: NASA camera shows hurricane from space station

A high-definition camera outside the International Space Station captured video Tuesday.

"It's chilling, even from space."source Alexander Gerst/European Space Agency This photo shows what it looks like deep inside the eye of Hurricane Florence, a place of relative calm for such storms.source Alexander Gerst/European Space Agency The NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold has also been following the giant storm".

From his orbiting perch, Gerst offered Earthlings yet another warning about the hurricane's dangers: "Get prepared on the East Coast, this is a no-kidding nightmare coming for you".

From aboard the International Space Station, Alexander Gerst uses a special super- wide-angle lens to capture an image of the enormous Hurricane Florence barreling toward the East Coast. "The crew of @Space_Station is thinking of those who will be affected".

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Hurricane Florence had already reached the fourth category out of five possible, the state of emergency was introduced in the States of Maryland and Virginia. For the Carolinas, the NHC predicts a "life-threatening storm surge and rainfall".

A camera aboard the International Space Station recorded video of Hurricane Florence on Wednesday morning, when it was about 500 miles offshore.

Meanwhile, NASA's Aqua satellite snapped an infrared image of Hurricane Florence on September 11, at 2:30 a.m. EDT.

National Aeronautics and space administration (NASA) revealed the extent of hurricane Florence, which is close to the coast of the United States. An astronaut aboard the space station said it was "chilling".

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