Astronaut Scott Kelly Tweets Photo Of Bermuda

July 3, 2015

Astronaut Scott Kelly — who is spending one year at the International Space Station — tweeted a photo of Bermuda today [July 3] saying we are “looking pretty good right now”, with the photo attracting over 1500 “favourites” and “retweets” in the first hour alone.

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According to NASA, “Kelly and cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko have been selected to serve a one-year mission aboard the International Space Station in 2015.

“The goal of the mission is to understand how the human body reacts and adapts to the harsh environment of space. Data from the expedition will be used to reduce risks to the health of crewmembers as NASA prepares to advance space travel beyond low Earth orbit.”

Mr Kelly isn’t the first astronaut to showcase Bermuda from space, with Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield tweeting two photos of Bermuda in 2013.

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  1. Bwoy says:

    We are awesome !

  2. Mikasa.A says:

    Dang it! I think I blinked in that photo..

  3. Hear You With All My Heart says:

    GLORIOUS!!!!! HOME!!!!!!

  4. Dan DeSilva says:

    there I am doing my roof!

  5. UpsetwithVerdict says:

    Love my Bermuda!

  6. Oh,I see now says:

    Goggle …”..Bermuda sitting atop the volcano” then you will see what we really look like beneath the surface of the ocean.Its actually scary to imagine.

  7. joank says:

    We r soooo very blessed to live here i in this paradise on Earth.

  8. Whistling Frog says:

    Bermuda is like a Jewel in the sea that will stay sunk with all its madness going on…

  9. James says:

    If we had known that he was taking pictures, we coulda all said cheese.

  10. Jeremy Deacon says:

    Another world

    • Onion juice says:

      That’s played out, we are experiencing everything that the other world is experiencing.

  11. DC says:

    Just goes to show, you never know who’s watching you!!!!

  12. Triangle Drifter says:

    Really shows how urbanised Bermuda has become. We are almost smothered in concrete.

    “Paved paradise & put up a parking lot.” comes to mind.

    We havwe not found a way to destroy the reefs surrounding us yet.

  13. Common Sense Talking says:

    Wow! That is majestic! I would like that in a picture frame on my wall.