Astronauts on the ISS Document Hurricane Arthur from 230 Miles Above

As this July 4th weekend was just winding up and much of the USA was getting ready for a fun, family- and firework-filled time, much of the East Coast had to put those plans on hold as Hurricane Arthur bore down on their homes.

While all of this was happening, 230 miles straight up the International Space Station astronauts were documenting the storm as only they could, putting the power of mother nature in both beautiful and terrifying perspective.

From the moment Arthur was passing by Florida on its way north towards landfall in North Carolina, the Expedition 40 crew used the video and photo gear in their arsenal to document this storm. 

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