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Photo of Chicago tweeted from space

Astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield has been tweeting up a storm from the International Space Station.

Hadfield posted a picture of Chicago over the weekend.

chicagofromspaceThe Canadian astronaut described Chicago as, “a bright spot on the tip of Lake Michigan, glowing through the clouds.”

When 150 countries went dark for an hour on Saturday to celebrate Earth Hour, Hadfield tweeted images of several cities from space.


4 Comments to “Photo of Chicago tweeted from space”

    Sonny said:
    March 25, 2013 at 11:43 AM

    Sooo you can tweet from space but I can't seem to get a connection from an elevator?!

    F. Zeller said:
    March 25, 2013 at 1:44 PM

    That's Canadian Astronaut. Why is it that American reporters always keep pertinant information out?

    Mike. S. said:
    March 25, 2013 at 5:29 PM

    So this proves Chicago really takes Earth Hour seriously. That's nice.

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