Thomas Pesquet publishes images of the Loire River, Orleans and Tours taken from the International Space Station

Thomas Pesquet publishes images of the Loire River, Orleans and Tours taken from the International Space Station

Since his departure on April 23 to the International Space Station, French astronaut Thomas Pesquet has shared images of Earth and especially of France on social networks. Sunday, September 19, he posted pictures of Loire, Tours and Orleans. From space, it’s impressive!

After Cannes, Nice, Bordeaux or even Marseille, the French astronaut Thomas Bisket It continues its France tour of cities seen from space, from the International Space Station (ISS), approximately 400 kilometers from Earth. A wink provokes a strong reaction from Internet users every time.

Pictures from the mouth of the Loire River to the source

Thomas Pesquet, Sunday, September 19, posted photos on social networks that we can distinguish loar, starting at its mouth in Saint-Nazaire (Loire-Atlantique) through Nantes (Loire-Atlantique), near Angers (Maine-et-Loire) to the south of its conglomerate between Les Ponts-de-CĂ© and Bouchemaine, Tours (Indre-et-Loire), Orleans (Loire) And Rowan (Loire) to end with the source. Some netizens reacted, trying to highlight their homes or admire the curves of the river. City of Orleans, I shared the post on Facebook.

Several times around the Earth in 24 hours

In orbit, at an altitude of about 370 kilometers, the International Space Station makes a full circle of the blue planet Just over 90 minutes, at 28,000 km/h. Angry Dozens of experiences He must practice it throughout his baptized mission alpha, Thomas Pesquet sends daily photos from all over the world and especially from France, clearly taken from a new angle.

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