Earth is beautiful! NASA astronaut Scott Kelly (@StationCDRKelly) captures photo…


Earth is beautiful! NASA astronaut Scott Kelly (@StationCDRKelly) captures photographs and video of the Earth from the International Space Station (@ISS) routinely. On Jan. 25, 2016, Kelly shared this stunning image, writing “Day 304. That’s 4,864 orbits around’ our beautiful planet #Earth.” The station is a unique place – a convergence of science, technology and human innovation that demonstrates new technologies and makes research breakthroughs not possible on Earth. It is a microgravity laboratory in which an international crew of six people live and work while traveling at a speed of 17,500 mph, orbiting Earth every 90 minutes.

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