NASA astronaut recalls experiencing 9/11 from outer space

09/11/2011 | MSNBC

NASA astronaut Frank Culbertson was able to take a photograph from the International Space Station of the destruction of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. "I didn't know exactly what was happening, but I knew it was really bad because there was a big cloud of debris covering Manhattan," says Culbertson. "That's when it really became painful because it was like seeing a wound in the side of your country, of your family, your friends."

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