Australian Brush Fires Photographed From Space

Including two never before seen images. Commander Chris Hadfield has been taking some stunning photos from the International Space Station. The photos from the ground are devastating.

This image released yesterday shows massive amount of smoke drifting up from Australia’s wildfires.

Photographer and International Space Station Commander Chris Hadfield. Hadfield has become something of an Internet sensation since taking over command of the ISS in December.

In his short tenure he has recorded the first original composition in space and exchange pleasantries with Captain Kirk, George Takei, and others via Twitter.

Below are two brand new images of the raging fires just released by Hadfield:

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