The International Space Station made a pass over the Magic City last night! It’s so weird that we almost don’t think about how there are humans living in space for years on end. Bham Now collected some photos off of social media, here’s what went on:
@Astro_Sabot @AstroAcaba @AstroKomrade just watched y’all flyover from Huntsville, AL! However, @AstroAcaba I am a bit upset over your POIC call down yesterday. 😜ROLL TIDE, my friend! 🐘>🐅 #ISS #RollTide pic.twitter.com/Ji5CEbREUg
— Jennifer (@JennHMac) November 26, 2017
The ISS visibly passes over Birmingham, at least partially, every day, but sightings lasting more than three minutes are rare.
Tim Robinson took a time-lapse photo:
The McWane Center uploaded a video of the space station traversing the sky in 2008:
If you managed to photograph it, drop us a comment! We weren’t able to catch the 17,000 mile per hour blur on camera!