International Space Station Passes Over Hurricanes Jose and Irma

The International Space Station passed over two major Atlantic hurricanes on Friday, September 8. First, the station flew approximately 250 miles over Hurricane Jose at approximately 10:10 a.m. EDT while the Category 3 storm was in the Atlantic just east of the Caribbean. One orbit of the Earth later, the station flew over Hurricane Irma at approximately 11:40 a.m. EDT.