Exactly what it says on the extraterrestrial tin: Canadian astronaut-blogger Chris Hadfield took this incredible shot of New York City, as seen from the International Space Station. Since his arrival on the ISS in December 2012, Hadfield has become quite the prolific photographer, tweeter and all-around commenter on life in the stars:
Tonight’s Finale: New York City, incredibly clear, before the trees have filled with leaves. twitter.com/Cmdr_Hadfield/…
— Chris Hadfield (@Cmdr_Hadfield) April 23, 2013
Aspiring interstellar photojournalists can watch this video below of Hadfield explaining how he takes these pictures from space. Still need your photos-from-on-high fix? Check our round-up of top 7 aerial shots of cities.