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French Astronaut Thomas Pesquet's Amazing Photos from Space (Gallery)

West Africa

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"Arrival to the sandy coasts of West Africa: some orange meets the white and blue of Earth," Pesquet wrote when he shared this photo, taken on Dec. 9, 2016.

Hello, Moon!

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"The moon was playing hide and seek with us today… but I spotted it!" Pesquet wrote when he shared this photo, which was taken on Dec. 10, 2016.

Cupola looking down

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Astronaut Thomas Pesquet marvels at the view from the Cupola and its familiar shape. Which came first the class patch or the Cupola?

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