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Earth Looks Downright Alien In This New Photo From The Space Station

Earth Looks Downright Alien in This New Photo From the Space Station

Image Cache: This photograph, snapped by NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, looks like it may have been taken over some Martian canyon or Jovian moon, but it was captured as the International Space Station coasted far above strange rocky features in Africa.

Browse through the cool photos, animations and diagrams in Gizmodo’s Image Cache here.

Kelly, who will be returning to Earth in March after spending an entire year in space, released this extraordinary image earlier today in a tweet.

Kelly also snapped this stunning view of Texas.

Check out more at Kelly’s Twitter.

Top image by Scott Kelly/NASA/JPL

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