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Colonel Chris Hadfield is a Canadian Astronaut currently living in space aboard the International Space Station. He has a Tumblr account and regularly posts images he takes out the window of the ISS. Just wow. His Tumblr is a great reason, all by itself, to get an account.

Here are a few examples:

Boston at night, glowing under a trace of fog:


Venezuelan valley framed by misty clouds - mysterious, beautiful, and surreal:


Full Moon rising. So near, and yet...


And here he is! Zero G allows for some great interview entrances:


Click any of the images to see Colonel Chris Hadfield's Tubmlr blog.

Chris

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renniemom
Feb. 5th, 2013 06:56 pm (UTC)
Wow. Thanks for sharing. What a great reminder of our place in the world.
mckitterick
Feb. 5th, 2013 07:09 pm (UTC)
I know! Some of the most-powerful images of the Space Age are of the Earth from space. Like those famous Apollo shots:


Click the image to see the NASA Earth-from-space gallery.

Or, of course, the "Pale Blue Dot":


Click the image to see more.


Edited at 2013-02-05 07:09 pm (UTC)
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