Diwali 2017: A real space shot of India on Diwali!

Diwali 2017: A real space shot of India on Diwali!

The latest space shot from Italian Astronaut Paolo Nespoli has finally given us real photo of India on Diwali eve! This has ended the fake NASA pic debacle.

The reality of the space photo of India taken on the night of Diwali.

You are probably aware of the fake NASA Diwali image debacle. The photo-shopped click  did rounds on the social media making NASA the butt of all jokes. Finally we see the end of ‘that’ Photo-shopped NASA pic. Well it was sign to disgrace the famous festival of light that hurt sentiments of millions across the country. Well it was just a fake picture to create curiosity among netizens.


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The fake photo-shopped NASA image of India on Diwali Night



A picture of India on Diwali, taken from space by ‘NASA’, has by now become a standing joke. The Photoshopped picture is in circulation year after year – but people are wise to it now. So what does India actually look like from space on Diwali – the festival of lights? Thanks to astronaut Paolo Nespoli, we now surely have an answer. On October 19, the 60-year-old Italian astronaut shared a photo of India, taken from space.

Sharing a photograph of India, as seen from space, he wished everyone a happy Diwali.

See photo here:

We also have confirmation from avid forums aiding the genuineness of the news for netizens.

Since being shared online just three days ago, the picture has collected almost 6,000 ‘likes’ and over 3,500 ‘retweets’. Many have also thanked Mr Nespoli for sharing the pic:

Mr Nespoli, an astronaut with the European Space Agency (ESA), has been at the International Space Station for over a month for the Vita Mission.

While the NASA pic did not make an appearance this year on Diwali, another Photoshopped pic definitely did – that of the Golden Temple in Amritsar, lit up with sky lanterns.

Take a look at the faking news:

Even if the the image is a work of fiction, it surely is marvelous and very hard to ignore! Comparedada brings you the best of the social media momemts this festival of light. Hope you also had a very colorful Diwali 2k17!