Pics: Astronaut tweets ‘rare glimpses’ of south India from space

  • HT Correspondent, New Delhi
  • Updated: Jan 04, 2016 18:34 IST

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted out incredible pictures of south India from space on Sunday - his 281st day in space.

Astronaut Kelly, on New Year’s Eve, completed the nine-month mark in his yearlong stay aboard the International Space Station .

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For New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, Kelly, the commander of the ISS which is in orbit 400 kilometres (250 miles) from the Earth, drew up the special menus after consultations with crew members. Alcohol, however, is out for obvious reasons.

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