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This is what a lightning storm looks like from space

It was filmed from the International Space Station from Commander Reid Wiseman.

NEED A BREAK from Budget 2015?

You might want to take a look at this breathtaking Vine timelapse – filmed from the International Space Station – that captures a chaotic lightning storm over the Middle East.

It was posted by Commander Reid Wiseman, who is no stranger to posting a Vine or two from space.

He has recorded some stunning sights, from a timelapse of a singe orbit of earth from the International Space Station to a stunning sunrise.

Ireland has even featured in some of his tweets.

Credit: Reid Wiseman

Want to see more? We’ve a quick guide of how to keep up to date with amazing shots like these (or, you know, if you need more distractions from Budget 2015).

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