NASA Released 45 Of The Best Pics From Scott Kelly’s Year In Space, And… WOW

NASA has released a gallery of photos taken by astronaut Scott Kelly during his time in space and they are fascinatingly stunning.

Kelly spent 520 days in space across four missions which allowed him to capture some of the most beautiful photos the International Space Station has ever seen.

The photos span across multiple continents and include weather patterns that can be seen from outer space.

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Image taken 23/01/16 – a blizzard over the East Coast
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Image taken 19/07/15 – The Bahamas
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Image taken 17/07/15 – A shot of what Kelly called a ‘Moonrise’
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New York City – taken by one of Kelly’s cosmonaut colleagues, Oleg Kononenko
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Image taken 12/07/15 – Athens, Greece
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Image taken 14/06/15 – On Flag Day in the Cupola – the 360 degree observation point on board the ISS
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Image taken 23/10/16 – Hurricane Patricia approaching Mexico
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Image taken 19/06/15 – Mecca, Makkah
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05/01/16 – Houston and the Gulf Coast
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Image taken 05/12/15 – Southeast Asia
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Image taken 19/07/15 – a shot of the Moon, Venus and Jupiter!
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Image taken 11/12/15 – Soyuz spacecraft plunging through the atmosphere to a successful landing
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Image taken 16/01/16 – The Bahamas
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A blue sunrise
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Image taken 25/07/15 – a snap of Japan
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Image taken 10/06/15 – Moscow, Russia at night
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Image taken 26/12/15 – glass bottom/360 degree observation point
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Image taken 09/08/15 – The Milky Way, in all it’s glory!
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Image taken 10/01/16 – the beautiful oceans
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Image taken 24/12/15 – Sunrise over New Zealand on Kelly’s 3rd Christmas in space!
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Image taken 06/01/16 – a frozen lake in the Himalayas
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The Spanish coast
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“Moonlight over Italy”
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Image taken 06/02/16 – Shanghai at night
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Image taken 24/12/15 – Egypt
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Image taken 02/02/16 – Central America
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Image taken 10/08/16 – Western USA, with lightning in the clouds
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Image taken 25/01/16 – Italy and the Alps
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