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11 Aprile 2012
Naples at night
Naples, Italy, taken by ESA astronaut André Kuipers from the International Space Station with NightPod. The black circle is the volcano Vesuvius.

Cameras mounted on NightPod track the movement of Earth as it flies under the Space Station. Night-time photographs are less blurred and captured in higher detail.

Credits: ESA/NASA
Athens as seen from ISS
Athens, seen by ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli from the International Space Station, 23 February 2011.
Credits: ESA/NASA
Nightpod mounted on Cupola mock-up
NightPod installed on a mock-up of the European Cupola observatory during testing.

Cameras mounted on NightPod track the movement of Earth as it flies under the Space Station. Night-time photographs are less blurred and captured in higher detail.

Credits: ESA/NASA
The Netherlands at night
The Netherlands taken by ESA astronaut André Kuipers from the International Space Station with NightPod. The largest cities of the Netherlands are clearly visible: Amsterdam, Utrecht, Rotterdam and The Hague.

Cameras mounted on NightPod track the movement of Earth as it flies under the Space Station. Night-time photographs are less blurred and captured in higher detail.

Credits: ESA/NASA
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