Astronaut Luca Parmitano captured from ISS Azerbaijan.
Azerbaijan is in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia, and is bounded by the Caspian Sea to the east. With difficult historical background, the Armenian majority of the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh is an autonomous region of the country today. Two-thirds of Azerbaijan is rich in oil and natural gas and the country has numerous pipelines. The history of the oil industry of Azerbaijan dates back to the ancient period.
The local scenery on the ground is as follows.