Astronaut shares photos of Hurricane Florence from space station

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Flight engineer Ricky Arnold shared stunning photographs of Hurricane Florence, having captured the massive Category 4 storm as the International Space Station passed 250 miles overhead Monday morning.

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Arnold arrived in March 2018 for his second mission aboard the ISS. The Maryland native previously visited the ISS on a mission aboard the shuttle Discovery in 2009.

The astronaut also captured imagery of the storm as it was growsing in strength late last week.

Hurricane Florence was upgraded to a Category 4 storm at noon Monday and is considered a major hurricane, according to Channel 2 Action News.

ExploreFollow complete coverage and forecasts for the hurricane on ajc.com as it approaches the southeast coast in the coming days. 

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