Lucky travelers got to view the total eclipse from an airplane
While millions of Americans were busy staking out prime eclipse-watching spots on the ground, a few lucky travelers were getting ready to view it from the air.
Whether the routes were planned out in advance or simply happened to cross the path of totality, those who were able to witness the rare phenomenon through the windows of an aircraft are sharing captivating photos and video on social media.
A NASA live feed was able to capture footage from a plane as totality hit over the Pacific Ocean, and Alaska Airlines even planned a special charter flight so dedicated eclipse chasers could witness totality from over 35,000 feet. Read more…