International Space Station on September 15, 2003. The storm had weakened somewhat, but still maintained its status as a Category 4 hurricane.">

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Hurricane Isabel

Hurricane Isabel

Astronaut Ed Lu captured this image of the eye of Hurricane Isabel as he passed overhead in the International Space Station on September 15, 2003. The storm had weakened somewhat, but still maintained its status as a Category 4 hurricane.

Image, ISS007-E-14881, courtesy of Mike Trenchard, Earth Sciences & Image Analysis Laboratory, Johnson Space Center.