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How does a volcanic eruption look like form space? Astronauts say "spectacular view"

Have you ever imagined how a volcanic eruption might look from up above the sky? Well, astronauts stationed at the ISS did get this chance, and they captured a spectacular view of Mother Nature's fury. Expedition 59 crew witnessed the Raikoke volcano on the Kuril Islands in Russia; shot a gigantic plume of smoke and ash miles into the sky from its 2,296-foot wide crater. The ring of clouds at the base of the column is water vapour.