Not many of us will ever have the privilege of knowing what it feels like to be in space, but thanks to Astronaut Reid Wiseman we can at least experience life beyond the stratosphere through his series of awe-inspiring tweets.

The American spaceman sent them from the International Space Station back in 2014, and as you can see, the view from up there is just as stunning as you'd expect. From spectacular sunrises and sunsets to a bird's eye view of Hurricane Arthur and the world's best view of the aurora borealis, Reid shows us the world we live in from a truly unique perspective. No wonder he has over 500k followers on Twitter.

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Hans 2 years ago

I guess we can be glad to be here. Cosmically it is rather unlikely.

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Justin time 2 years ago

It's my absolute dream to see the aurora borealis, but seeing it from above? breath taking!

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maryhadalittlelamb 2 years ago

hahaha good one

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Anna Brandigi 2 years ago

Wow!

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Rana 2 years ago

this pic gave me goose bumps

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Justin time 2 years ago

This looks like it was pulled right out of a movie!

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Justin time 2 years ago

That's so beautiful its almost impossible to comprehend

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Larry Smith 2 years ago

Straits of Gibraltar?

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Lucia Lintnerová 2 years ago

looks like frost on the window in winter or like a algea ... this shows that some shapes and patters are universal for all sizes and all sort of material. pure math!

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Rana 2 years ago

#beautiful

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Justin time 2 years ago

I love the thing blue line of the atmosphere!

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Troux 2 years ago

By the way, those are green LED fishing lights which are used to attract fish to the surface.

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Agnese Rugolon 2 years ago

Italia mia <3

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Tiana Vibhakar 2 years ago

daaaaaaaaaamn

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Mimi OhCampo 2 years ago

Amazing!

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Hans 2 years ago

Room with a view on ISS...

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Amanda Panda 2 years ago

Dementor heading towards Hogwarts!

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ABCD 2 years ago

Why does the moon look orangish.. from far away it looks like Mars

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Tiana Vibhakar 2 years ago

try that during diwali, the festival of lights. lets just say the sun is no longer the primary source of light.

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Marcin Łukasik 2 years ago

It's light dispersing into its visible colour spectrum.

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maryhadalittlelamb 2 years ago

No Space littering!

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Mimi OhCampo 2 years ago

Wow.

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Hans 2 years ago

Have you ever been so happy to see Germany win that you started floating?

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Pengicorn 2 years ago

I see a skeleton in the bottom right one

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Justin time 2 years ago

And yet we rip it apart to satisfy our own vices

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Pobin Rice 2 years ago

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Fuuuuuck you it rains more in Seattle than London.

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Hans 2 years ago

Good morning :)

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Jintu P. Montego 2 years ago

Rion-Antirion Bridge https://www.google.com/maps/search/map/@38.3206086,21.7538099,5477m/data=!3m1!1e3

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Daria B 2 years ago

Yay! Whole Istrian peninsula is visible. ♥

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Beatrice Alighieri 2 years ago

Sláinte!

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Becky Stacy 2 years ago

Crazy to think I was driving on that road down there.such a different perspective

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Beatrice Alighieri 2 years ago

The Star Wars theme came immediately to my mind with this picture, now it's stuck. (And I love it.) :)

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Inge Vos 2 years ago

Hey, where's Fruitloops?!?

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Hans 2 years ago

The calmness of hurricans as seen from above compared to what they do on the surface level is just impressive.

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Misty Pal 2 years ago

this is sooo damn cool..

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Dana Rodic 2 years ago

WooooW ,breath taking

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Daria B 2 years ago

Answer: "..."

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Misty Pal 2 years ago

Genuine question... why is that? we can see it way bigger than that all the way down from earth..

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Beatrice Alighieri 2 years ago

Spacewalking and taking pictures. That's hard to beat! :)

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