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Canadian astronaut takes photo of Richmond from space
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield is currently orbiting Earth aboard the International Space Station. He’s been taking pictures of the planet and posting them on his Twitter account (@Cmdr_Hadfield) from space. ‘The first shot of Vancouver, BC, where the Fraser flows into the sea. A beautiful city,’ he tweeted on Monday. The International Space Station orbits the planet 15.7 times a day at an altitude between 330 km and 410 km above the Earth.