7.31.2009

Giant anvil-shaped cloud hovering 75,000ft above Earth is photographed by Space Station astronauts

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1202973/Pictured-Spaceship-shaped-cloud-hovering-Earth-captured-astronauts.html
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2009/07/30/article-1202973-05E0F94F000005DC-676_964x633_popup.jpg
A giant, anvil-shaped cloud bubbles up towards the Earth's stratosphere, looming over West Africa. The amazing formation would be invisible to anyone on the ground and would even be obscure from a regular passenger jet since they can reach up to 75,000ft. But astronauts captured the astonishing picture from hundreds of miles up as they orbited the globe on the International Space Station.
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