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Canadian astronaut takes photo of Richmond from space

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield is  taking pictures of the planet and posting them on his Twitter account (@Cmdr_Hadfield) from space. On Monday, he took a photo of Metro Vancouver, including Richmond. - Chris Hadfield photo
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield is taking pictures of the planet and posting them on his Twitter account (@Cmdr_Hadfield) from space. On Monday, he took a photo of Metro Vancouver, including Richmond.
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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.

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