Astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) have expressed concern about Hurricane Ida, which followed pass through cuba And it got stronger until it reached Category 4 (out of a total of 5), it advanced on Sunday towards Louisiana in the United States, with winds of up to 225 km / h.
in your social networksThe astronauts exchanged messages of support and amazing photos seen from space.
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet, of the European Space Agency (ESA), released images of the eye of the hurricane earlier on Sunday (29).
In his message, the astronaut said, “It is disturbing to see these weather phenomena getting stronger and more frequent from our point of view. I hope that anyone in the path of this storm is prepared and is safe.”
Check out other photos made by Pesquet:
US astronaut Megan MacArthur, of NASA, photographed Ida on Saturday (28), when he was still in Category 3, and posted the images with the following message: “If you’re in or in the way of this hurricane, I’m thinking of you and I want you to be safe.”
– Megan MacArthur (@Astro_Megan) August 28, 2021
a A storm to hit the southern coast of the United States this Sunday, exactly 16 years after Hurricane Katrina flooded 80% of New Orleans and killed 1,800 people.
Thousands of residents of three US states – Louisiana, Mississippi NS Alabama – They fled the coast of the Gulf of Mexico to escape the hurricane, which US authorities described as “extremely dangerous”.
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