Lightning over Equatorial Africa

Videos: From Space, Lightning Looks Like Creepy White Blobs

Article written: 24 Oct , 2014
Updated: 30 Dec , 2015
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Standing on the ground, we’re used to seeing the bolts and flashes of lightning during epic thunderstorms. But how would it look like from space? These three Vine videos from orbiting NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman provide a glimpse.

As you can see in these videos he uploaded to his Twitter account a few days ago, flashes and pools of light appear in this lightning storm over Kansas that he spotted from the International Space Station. Check out more below the jump.



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