Check out this time lapse of lightning strikes hitting the Earth yesterday (February 9, 2016), as seen from the International Space Station (ISS) as it was flying from North Africa over Turkey towards Russia. Thank you, European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake!
Eleanor Imster has helped write and edit EarthSky since 1995. She was an integral part of the award-winning EarthSky radio series almost since it began until it ended in 2013. Today, as Lead Editor at EarthSky.org, she helps present the science and nature stories and photos you enjoy. She also serves as one of the voices of EarthSky on social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and G+. She and her husband live in Tennessee and have two grown sons.