Washington, D.C., as seen from orbit on the night before Obama’s big day

Noted in space via Twitter


Noted in space: Washington, D.C.

On the eve of Barack Obama’s inauguration day, @Cmdr_Hadfield captured the scene from above:

Storified by Maclean’s Magazine· Sun, Jan 20 2013 19:14:29

Tonight’s Finale: Washington D.C. on Saturday night of the Inaugural Weekend. You can even follow the parade route. http://pic.twitter.com/EGXe4G1fChris Hadfield

NASA also shared another image from the space station that shows the Potomac River and the National Mall:


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