View from space: Astronaut tweets amazing visuals of Earth

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: May 18, 2015 15:05 IST

US astronaut Terry W Virts has been tweeting amazing pictures and videos of Earth from aboard the International Space Station (ISS) including some of India.

On his second mission for Nasa, Virts is the commander for Expedition 43. The mission involves research on medical, psychological and biomedical studies. The crew will also study meteors entering the Earth's atmosphere.

Along with him are five other astronauts - Samantha Cristoforettin from Italy, Anton Shkaplerov, Gennady Padalka and Mikhail Kornienko from Russia and Scott Kelly from the US.

Here are some visuals from Virts' twitter feed:

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