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Astronaut Photo Shows Wildfire Smoke at Night

In this photo taken on June 2, 2012, wildfire smoke can be seen drifting near El Paso, Texas.

Wildfire smoke seen from space

An astronaut aboard the International Space Station snapped this photo showing ghostly wildfire smoke wafting in the darkness near the neighboring cities of Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, and El Paso, Texas. The smoke likely comes from the Whitewater-Baldy fire, the largest in

New Mexico's history, which has chewed through 465 square miles of forests near Glenwood, N.M., since it was ignited

by lightning on May 16, according to the U.S. Forest Service. (July 10)