Story at a glance

  • Mark Vande Hei is an astronaut for NASA.
  • Hei shared a photo on Twitter of the view of Mt. Everest from the International Space Station.
  • Located across China and Nepal, Mt. Everest is the highest mountain above sea level in the world at 29,032 feet.

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station shared a stunning photograph from space. 

The photograph captured an overhead view of Mt. Everest.   


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My New Year’s resolution is to get outside as much as possible. Well, after I land that is,” NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei wrote on Twitter. “Can you find Mt. Everest in this photo?” 

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Check your answer in the video


Hei has been on the ISS since April 2021. 

Located across China and Nepal, Mt. Everest is the highest mountain above sea level in the world at 29,032 feet. 


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Published on Jan 12, 2022