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NASA video tracks giant hurricane from space station

Outside the International Space Station, cameras captured dramatic views of Hurricane Patricia at on 23 October as the huge system moved north at about 10 mph, heading for a potentially catastrophic landfall along the southwest coast of Mexico.

In the end, Patricia destroyed dozens of homes on the country’s Pacific coast, but authorities said the record-breaking hurricane largely spared the country.

The system later weakened, moving northeast to bring torrential rains to Texas and Louisiana.

Bill Condie

Bill Condie

Bill Condie is a science journalist based in Adelaide, Australia.

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