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Space Station: Astronaut posts
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The view from the International
Space Station: Astronaut posts
breathtaking pictures of Earth

Daily Mail (UK), by Damien Gayle

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/5/2013 5:44:41 PM

These breathtaking pictures of the Earth from space have taken Twitter by storm after they were posted by an astronaut aboard the International Space Station. Canadian Chris Hadfield snapped the astonishing images over the past few days to give space fans an insight into the incredible views enjoyed from 250 miles above the planet´s surface. Although he has no direct internet connection on the space station, the astronaut has been sending the images back via Nasa to his son Evan, who is maintaining Twitter and Google+ accounts for his many followers on Earth.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 2/5/2013 5:58:54 PM     (No. 9160496)

Wow !

Thanks.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Grambo, 2/5/2013 6:11:48 PM     (No. 9160515)

A beautiful respite from depressing news.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: brendacross, 2/5/2013 6:17:03 PM     (No. 9160522)

Wow

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bpl40, 2/5/2013 6:19:19 PM     (No. 9160525)

Why is it that we see picture news mainly from the Daily Mail in the UK. Are US newspapers suppressing this along with bad economic news?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: submariner, 2/5/2013 6:23:23 PM     (No. 9160533)

Thanks!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bob913, 2/5/2013 7:21:35 PM     (No. 9160591)

The democrats have plans to let the station burn up. The initial date was 2017

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Reply 7 - Posted by: retiree, 2/5/2013 8:10:16 PM     (No. 9160634)

Fantastic!! Thanks for posting.


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Reply 8 - Posted by: realrep, 2/5/2013 8:12:42 PM     (No. 9160637)

Thanks for posting

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Penney, 2/5/2013 8:13:39 PM     (No. 9160639)

Beautiful!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 2/5/2013 8:57:43 PM     (No. 9160673)

Wow! I´ve never seen pictures from space before! Too cool! Let´s spend another $100 billion on the Space Station! /s

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Reply 11 - Posted by: caljeepgirl, 2/5/2013 9:25:21 PM     (No. 9160704)

Thank you for finding these! FABULOUS!!!

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