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Glimpsing national parks from the International Space Station

Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks as photographed from space by NASA astronaut Megan McArthur
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks as photographed from space by NASA astronaut Megan McArthur

Astronaut Megan McArthur grew up visiting national parks like Yosemite, Grand Canyon and Zion. Now she’s photographing them from 250 miles above the surface of Earth.

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Nate Hegyi is a reporter with the Mountain West News Bureau based at Yellowstone Public Radio. He earned an M.A. in Environmental Science and Natural Resource Journalism in 2016 and interned at NPR’s Morning Edition in 2014. In a prior life, he toured around the country in a band, lived in Texas for a spell, and once tried unsuccessfully to fly fish. You can reach Nate at nate@ypradio.org.