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Extraordinary time-lapse shows lightning strikes from space

British astronaut Tim Peake offered up an incredible view from the International Space Station Tuesday, tweeting images of lightning striking Earth in a dramatic time-lapse video. Peake, who recently became the first astronaut representing Britain to carry out a spacewalk, captured the storms as he crossed Europe and Africa.


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