This Is What Beirut And Other World Cities Look Like From Space

I’ve always wondered what runs through an astronaut’s head when they’re floating around in space looking down at Earth. Especially at night when it’s all dark and the cities are lit up bright.

It must be remarkable to see cities without their conflicts, politics, religions, crime and, in our case, garbage. Luckily, these images show what Beirut and other world cities look like from space, and they are astounding!

Toronto, Canada

Montreal, Canada

Montreal – Earth Observatory NASA

Vancouver, Canada


New York City, USA

New York – NASA

Tokyo, Japan

Korean Peninsula

Paris, France

London, United Kingdom

London – NASA

Sydney, Australia

Sydney – NASA

Milan, Italy

Milan – NASA

Manila, Philippines

Manila – NASA

Calcutta, India

Berlin, Germany

Beijing, China

Cairo, Egypt

Beirut, Lebanon


A more recent one from NASA (Dec. 3, 2019): Pictured on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea as the International Space Station orbited 252 miles above the Middle East.”

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