Stunning View of Lyrids and Earth at Night

On April 21, the 2012 Lyrid meteor shower peaked in the skies over Earth. While NASA allsky cameras were looking up, astronaut Don Pettit aboard the International Space Station trained his camera on Earth. This video is a composite of 316 still frames from that evening. (NASA/JSC/Don Pettit and NASA/MSFC/B. Cooke)