20 Amazing Pictures from Astronaut Scott Kelly’s Year in Space

20 Amazing Pictures from Astronaut Scott Kelly’s Year in Space

Canada Space Agency 

During his one-year mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS), NASA astronaut Scott Kelly has mastered the art of space photography. He has shared hundreds of photos with the world on his Twitter account to show us his life aboard the ISSand the breathtaking beauty of our planet. To commemorate the end of his one-year mission on March 1, 2016, here are 20 of his most amazing photos from space!

Image of Africa from space

2016-02-12 – Day 321. Beautiful #Earth. Beautiful #Africa. #GoodNight from @space_station! #YearInSpace (Credit: NASA)

Image of the Bahamas from space

2016-01-19 – A splash of #EarthArt over the #Bahamas! #YearInSpace (Credit: NASA)

Image of the Earth taken from space

2015-09-23 – #EarthArt autumn leaves remind me of the good things that come with change. Happy #FirstDayofFall! #YearInSpace (Credit: NASA)

Image of the Richat structure from space

2016-02-03 – 5K times around Earth can seem like #GroundhogDay but still a privilege. #GoodNight frm @space_station! #YearInSpace (Credit: NASA)

Image of hurricane Patricia from space

2015-10-23 – Hurricane #Patricia approaches #Mexico. It’s massive. Be careful! #YearInSpace (Credit: NASA)

Image of Australia from space

2015-12-01 – The peculiar and fascinating #EarthArt of #Australia from space. #YearInSpace (Credit: NASA)

Image of a sunrise from space

2015-11-25 – #GoodMorning #Wednesday. Looking forward to #Thursday. #YearInSpace (Credit: NASA)

Image of the Earth taken from space

2015-09-30 – #EarthArt Our planet seems to have a sense of humor at times. #YearInSpace (Credit: NASA)

Image of the Sahara desert from space

2015-10-17 – #EarthArt Across the Greatest Desert- #Sahara #YearInSpace (Credit: NASA)

Image of a polar vortex from space

2016-02-14 – That #polarvortex even looks cold from here! #Burr! #YearInSpace (Credit: NASA)

Image of South America from space

2015-11-22 – #EarthArt #SouthAmerica #YearInSpace (Credit: NASA)

One of the firsts flower grown in space

2016-01-31 – #HappySunday! #SpaceFlower #YearInSpace (Credit: NASA)

Image of the Earth taken from space

2015-04-27 – Sometimes #Earth looks like another planet from @Space_Station. #YearInSpace (Credit: NASA)

Image of the Spanish coast from space

2015-09-05 – Color palette of the #Spanish coast is an appealing morning view. #GoodMorning from @Space_Station! #YearInSpace (Credit: NASA)

Image of an aurora and Canadarm2 from space

2015-08-15 – Another pass through #Aurora. The sun is very active today, apparently. #YearInSpace (Credit: NASA)

Image of the Earth taken from space

2015-11-22 – Pictures like this make me really regret that my watercolors didn’t make it up here. #EarthArt #YearInSpace (Credit: NASA)

Image of the United States from Space

2015-04-26 – I found these interesting waters on the US East Coast. #YearInSpace (Credit: NASA)

Image of a sunset from space

2015-06-17 – Day 82. The sun sets on another day aboard @Space_Station. Good night! #YearInSpace (Credit: NASA)

Image of the Earth taken from space

2015-10-10 – #EarthArt In 377 cumulative days in space, I’ve never seen this before today. #YearInSpace (Credit: NASA)

Image of Scott Kelly taking a spacewalk selfie

2015-10-29 – #SpaceWalkSelfie Back on the grid! Great first spacewalk yesterday. Now on to the next one next week. #YearInSpace (Credit: NASA)