A geometric hole seems to have been cut out from the uniform cloud cover in this view taken from low-Earth orbit by ESA astronaut Jean-Pierre Haigneré, from France, during his record-breaking ... more 
A geometric hole seems to have been cut out from the uniform cloud cover in this view taken from low-Earth orbit by ESA astronaut Jean-Pierre Haigneré, from France, during his record-breaking "Perseus" mission to Russia's Mir space station, in 1999. (ESA/CNES - J-P. Haigneré) less 
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Yahoo News | Photo By ESA/CNES - J-P. Haigneré
Thu, Oct 17, 2013 1:00 PM EDT