<p>NASA astronaut Scott Kelly snapped a <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/nasa2explore/sets/72157659515819800">series of 17 pictures of Australia</a> as the International Space Station flew over the land down under. This image is the first in the series.</p>

Australia as Art

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly snapped a series of 17 pictures of Australia as the International Space Station flew over the land down under. This image is the first in the series.

Photograph by NASA

Week’s Best Space Pictures: Earth as Abstract Art

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