Close  
  • share this

WATCH: Int’l Space Station captures Hurricane Michael footage

/ 08:44 PM October 10, 2018

The International Space Station captured impressive satellite footage of Hurricane Michael passing through the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, Oct. 9.

ADVERTISEMENT

Space Station Cameras Capture Views of Hurricane Michael

Cameras outside the station captured views of Hurricane Michael at 12:13 p.m. and 12:50 p.m. EDT Oct. 9 from an altitude of 255 miles as the storm churned over the Gulf of Mexico moving northwest at 12 miles an hour. Michael is expected to make landfall Wednesday, Oct. 10 as a category 3 hurricane over the Florida panhandle.

FEATURED STORIES

Posted by International Space Station on Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Tropical storm Michael became a hurricane in the northwestern Caribbean on the morning of Monday, Oct. 8.

By Wednesday evening and into Thursday, Michael was forecast to be downgraded back to a tropical storm. It was then forecast to cross the southeastern United States and exit into the ocean off the Mid-Atlantic states early Friday. JB

RELATED STORIES:

‘Definitely not aliens’: SpaceX launch creates eerie cloud effect in California

LOOK: Elon Musk shows his vision for living on Mars

ADVERTISEMENT
Read Next
LATEST STORIES
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Hurricane, Hurricane Michael, International Space Station, ISS, satellite footage
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.



© Copyright 1997-2018 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.