Gaza as seen from space: "My saddest photo yet"

German astronaut Alexander Gerst tweeted this photo of rockets over Gaza and Israel, as seen from space.

Alexander Gerst via Twitter

What does a war zone look like from space?

From aboard the International Space Station, German astronaut Alexander Gerst tweeted two images captured Wednesday as the station passed over Israel and Gaza.

He also tweeted this image, with the same message written in German.

This image taken from aboard the International Space Station shows explosions in the sky over Gaza and Israel.
Alexander Gerst via Twitter