The image above, taken as the space station orbited above the North Atlantic, shows the eclipse’s dark shadow along with Earth’s bright horizon, or limb, at the boundary between the atmosphere and space. A crew ship docked to the space station is visible in the lower-left corner of the image.

Looking Up and Down During the Eclipse

Astronauts and photographers captured unforgettable views of Earth and the Sun as the Moon’s shadow swept across North America. View the full story

Credits: NASA / Expedition 71 crew