Analysis

An image of the Korean Peninsula taken from the International Space Station on January 30, 2014, at 10:16pm local time.

A new look at North Korea

A 2007 image from NASA shows the Korean peninsula at night (NASA)

Most people who read this blog will be familiar with the image of the two Koreas at nighttime by a NASA satellite

On January 30, 2014, an astronaut on the International Space Station used a Nikon D3S camera to capture a new image of the Korean peninsula at 10:16 pm — one that’s even more dramatic than the monochrome NASA satellite image of old.

As NASA says, “The darkened land appears as if it were a patch of water joining the Yellow Sea to the Sea of Japan. Its capital city, More >