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

Lake in the Andes

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Between Chile and Argentina an emerald green lake glows in this image taken by Pesquet from the ISS on December 3, 2016.

Rio Grande do Norte

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The geometric shaped, stained-glass-esque features of this Brazilian coastline caught the attention of Pesquet on December 2, 2016.

Cool sunrise

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From the ISS, sunrise takes on a different look. The sun peaks over the edge of the Earth in an awesome view on December 3, 2016. According to ESA's Thomas Pesquet, as soon as sunlight hits the Cupola's window you can feel its warmth.

Bretagne

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The ISS circles the Earth in a west to east orbit. On November 28, 2016, Pesquet was drawn to the lights of Brittany in France as the station made its journey 'round the Earth.

United Kingdom

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Politics aside, the U.K. is close to Europe, as evidenced in this November 26, 2016 photo.

Natural patterns

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Mother Nature offers more natural beauty through fantastic geometric patterns in the Arabian Desert.

Geometric regularity

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In the Arabian desert Nature's patterns reveal a mind-blowing geometric pattern.

Peru

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They may not be the Nazca lines in Peru, but these irrigation fields are still beautiful.

Nile

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On a night pass over Egypt, Pesquet snapped this image of the Nile river, one of the distinct features on Earth.

Snowy Mountains

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"So much snow it looks like cream!" Pesquet wrote when he shared this photo, which was taken on Christmas Eve (Dec. 24, 2016).

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