Astronaut Oleg Artemyev captured from ISS Moscow, the capital of Russia.
Moscow with 12.5 million population is the 3rd largest in Europe, and is a major political, economic, cultural, and scientific center of Russia and Eastern Europe. With Kremlin at the center of the city, Moscow’s roads are outward spanning with 3 concentric roads. Moskva River winds through the city as can be seen in the image. The city is also well known for its architecture, particularly its historic buildings such as Saint Basil’s Cathedral with its colorful architectural style. With over 40% of its territory covered by greenery, it is one of the greenest capitals and major cities in Europe and the world.
The local scenery on the ground is as follows.