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When it comes to social media, it's hard to compete with NASA's Terry Virts. The astronaut tweets regularly from the International Space Station (ISS) and, yes, his view is fantastic. On Friday morning, he posted this Vine footage of Europe at night, including lights illuminating parts of Germany, Poland and Russia.

In the past, he has posted similarly impressive tweets showing off Scandinavia, Singapore and himself throwing a baseball to honor Jackie Robinson. Virts, who has been on the ISS since November 2014, should have ample energy to take more photos thanks to the SpaceX Dragon's most recent cargo: the first-ever space espresso machine.



— Keith Wagstaff