The Story of the Only American Not on Earth on September 11th – The Atlantic

The Story of the Only American Not on Earth on September 11th – The Atlantic.

Astronaut Frank Culbertson watched from the Space Station as the attacks unfolded on the ground.

The full story is published on The Atlantic’s website. Quite what observing such an horrific event, on such a scale, from space is hard to imagine. Being able to observe the effects of the attack on the Twin Towers from space illustrates how massive this was in absolute terms let alone the emotional, political, economic and cultural consequences.