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Astronauts Share Breathtaking Shots of Super Typhoon Maysak

posted: 04/01/15
by: Discovery.com Staff
Space Station Flies Over Super Typhoon Maysak
ESA/NASA/Samantha Cristoforetti

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station arguably have the only safe view of Super Typhoon Maysak. ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti and NASA astronaut Terry Virts took to social media to share their staggering personal photographs of the deadly weather system:

Currently equivalent to a Cateogry 5 hurricane, Maysak claimed five lives in Micronesia over the weekend. It is forecast to gradually weaken before its anticipated landfall in the Philippines this weekend. The Washington Post is reporting that Maysak may set milestones due to its strength and its arrival early in the season.

Click here for more coverage of Maysak from The Washington Post

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