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Stop What You’re Doing And Admire This Beautiful Picture Of Europe

Everything always looks so much better from space.

Posted on October 3, 2014, at 4:46 a.m. ET

Astronaut Reid Wiseman uploaded this stunning photograph of western Europe from the International Space Station (ISS) on Thursday.

The NASA employee captioned the pic: "#Paris in the middle with #London on the horizon to the right."
Twitter: @astro_reid

The NASA employee captioned the pic: "#Paris in the middle with #London on the horizon to the right."

Wiseman is following in the footsteps of commander Chris Hadfield by posting breathtaking pictures on to social media during his time on the ISS.

There's only one thing that needs to be said today: GO @ORIOLES !!

Reid Wiseman@astro_reidFollow

There's only one thing that needs to be said today: GO @ORIOLES !!

9:18 PM - 02 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

This is an image of a storm raging over Italy that Wiseman uploaded on 1 October.

"#Italy, lone #lightning strike, moonlight on the Med. #Perfection," the astronaut wrote.
Twitter: @astro_reid

"#Italy, lone #lightning strike, moonlight on the Med. #Perfection," the astronaut wrote.

Flying over #Europe at night is truly exceptional. This is northern #Italy

Reid Wiseman@astro_reidFollow

Flying over #Europe at night is truly exceptional. This is northern #Italy

11:27 PM - 30 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Some of the images are just incredible.

For all those in St. Petersburg #Russia asking for a photo. Last night looked pretty!

Reid Wiseman@astro_reidFollow

For all those in St. Petersburg #Russia asking for a photo. Last night looked pretty!

11:06 PM - 30 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Storm clouds mingle on the horizon of #Earth and #sunset

Reid Wiseman@astro_reidFollow

Storm clouds mingle on the horizon of #Earth and #sunset

10:50 PM - 30 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

As well as tweeting, Wiseman creates and shares fascinating Vines about life on board the ISS.

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He has even shown us what fire looks like in space.

And he shares some of the incredible sights he witnesses during his time in space.

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Everything just looks so much better from space.

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