night lights of the Iberian Peninsula (Spain, Portugal), and some of the North African coast (Morocco, Algeria). You can clearly see the bright lights of Lisbon and Madrid. (This is the kind of photo that Chris Cassidy took from the ISS’s Cupola).
Sunset Over Earth The thin line of Earth's atmosphere and the setting sun are featured in this image photographed by a crew member on the International Space Station while space shuttle Atlantis (STS-129) remains docked with the station. 11/23/09 Image credit: NASA