Astronaut Andrew Morgan captured from ISS Los Angeles.

Credit: Andrew Morgan, NASA

As can be seen from the image, grayish metropolitan area with about 19 million population spread in the desert. Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, the city was officially founded in 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. A group of 44 settlers known as “Los Pobladores” founded the pueblo they called “El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Ángeles de Porciúncula” which was shortened to be the current name.

The local scenery on the ground is as follows.

Credit: Wikipedia

Reference: Andrew Morgan’s Tweet
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