Astronaut Reid Wiseman, currently orbiting Earth onboard the International Space Station (ISS), has been tweeting some great stuff. He just put up this Vine video of the aurora australis, the southern version of the northern lights.
An extra treat: Here’s an image Wiseman tweeted on July 15
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