And now, the Perseid shower from the International Space Station

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Earlier today, we saw the International Space Station fly by a Perseid meteor from an earthbound vantage point. Now check out a Perseid meteor as photographed (and tweeted) by astronaut and ISS visitor Ron Garan. We always see them coming (but almost never see 'em going).

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[Via Discovery]

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Yes, yes, very pretty, but what is that little green light?

They have arrived my friends, and they are hungry.