Wildfire smoke seen from space

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Astronaut Photo Shows Wildfire Smoke at Night

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An astronaut aboard the International Space Station snapped this photo showing ghostly wildfire smoke wafting in the darkness near the neighboring cities of Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, and El Paso, Texas. The smoke likely comes from the Whitewater-Baldy fire, the largest in New Mexico's history, which has chewed through 465 square miles of forests near Glenwood, N.M., since it was ignited by lightning on May 16, according to the U.S. Forest Service. (July 10)

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