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    Here's The First Instagram Post From The International Space Station

    Nicely done, Steven Swanson.

    Here's the view from the observation dome.

    Or if you prefer, the Cupola.

    Via en.wikipedia.org

    This is the observatory module of the International Space Station (ISS). Its seven windows are used to conduct experiments, dockings and observations of Earth.

    Previously, of course, Commander Chris Hadfield made awesome use of Twitter on the ISS.

    Earth, Moon and Soyuz: Kevin Ford took this picture as we approached Station last week. Science fiction into fact.

    Chris Hadfield@Cmdr_Hadfield

    Earth, Moon and Soyuz: Kevin Ford took this picture as we approached Station last week. Science fiction into fact.

    03:21 PM - 31 Dec 12ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Festooned with antennae, our Soyuz, just a minute before docking with the Space Station. Just beautiful!

    Chris Hadfield@Cmdr_Hadfield

    Festooned with antennae, our Soyuz, just a minute before docking with the Space Station. Just beautiful!

    09:59 PM - 30 Dec 12ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Weightless water. This picture is fun no matter what direction you spin it.

    Chris Hadfield@Cmdr_Hadfield

    Weightless water. This picture is fun no matter what direction you spin it.

    10:33 PM - 27 Jan 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

    And let's not forget his cover of "Space Oddity" - which has been viewed 21 million times.

    View this video on YouTube

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