05/13/2015 03:14 am ET Updated May 13, 2015

NASA Astronaut Captures Stunning Vine Videos Of City Lights And Lightning Strikes From Space

NASA astronaut Terry Virts has been wowing the web with breathtaking Vine videos captured from the International Space Station.

NASA's Facebook page for the ISS shared one of Virts’ stunning Vine clips on Sunday. The video shows the glittery lights of India from space. It has since gone viral.

India night flight along the east coast. #SpaceVine from Astronaut Terry Virts

Posted by International Space Station on Saturday, May 9, 2015

Over the weekend, Virts also shared this incredible Vine of a lightning storm over India. “A majestic performance that inspires awe and respect,” the astronaut wrote.

He recently also posted a Vine showing Typhoon Noul as it approached the Philippines:

And another featuring Ana, 2015’s first Atlantic tropical storm:

Virts was launched into space on a Russian Soyuz rocket in November 2014. He is scheduled to return to Earth from the ISS in a month.

Visit his Vine page here.



NASA Terry Virts ISS Spacewalk Images