WATCH: Int’l Space Station captures Hurricane Michael footage
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October 10, 2018 at 8:44 pm

The International Space Station captured impressive satellite footage of Hurricane Michael passing through the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, Oct. 9.

Space Station Cameras Capture Views of Hurricane Michael

Cameras outside the station captured views of Hurricane Michael at 12:13 p.m. and 12:50 p.m. EDT Oct. 9 from an altitude of 255 miles as the storm churned over the Gulf of Mexico moving northwest at 12 miles an hour. Michael is expected to make landfall Wednesday, Oct. 10 as a category 3 hurricane over the Florida panhandle.

Posted by International Space Station on Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Tropical storm Michael became a hurricane in the northwestern Caribbean on the morning of Monday, Oct. 8.

By Wednesday evening and into Thursday, Michael was forecast to be downgraded back to a tropical storm. It was then forecast to cross the southeastern United States and exit into the ocean off the Mid-Atlantic states early Friday. JB

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