Instagram of the Day: Astronaut’s Diary

Every day an American astronaut Scott Kelly shares his photos from the Earth’s orbit.

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly (@stationcdrkelly) created an Instagram diary of his stay on the International Space Station. He has already spent 123 days in orbit. During this period he has published more than 200 images featuring celestial bodies, everyday life of the space station, panoramas of cities and mountains captures from orbit and multiple selfies.

His photos have collected thousands of likes. Occassionally Kelly is able to document unusual space events. For example, last week he captured the Earth, Moon, Venus and Jupiter lined up.

Kelly’s expedition will continue for more than 200 days. One of the goals is to explore the impact of a long stay in orbit on the human organism. The data will be used for the planning of a human mission to Mars.

Day 118. Teaching @Astro_Kjell how to take night pics from the Cupola. Good night from @ISS! #YearInSpace #iss #space #pod #goodnight

Фото опубликовано Scott Kelly (@stationcdrkelly)

#Peru, your #Andes mountains always impress! #YearInSpace #iss #space #mountains #photo

Фото опубликовано Scott Kelly (@stationcdrkelly)

Day 122. My day started while #USA was still asleep. Good night from @ISS! #YearInSpace #earth #space #iss #spacestation #goodnight #pod

Фото опубликовано Scott Kelly (@stationcdrkelly)

#GoodMorning #USA and #Canada! You were very colorful this morning. #YearInSpace #earth #space #photo #pod #iss

Фото опубликовано Scott Kelly (@stationcdrkelly)

#EarthArt The ever changing colors of #Africa! #YearInSpace #earth #space #photo #art #colors

Фото опубликовано Scott Kelly (@stationcdrkelly)

Day 114. #Moon #Venus #Jupiter…#Earth Good night from @ISS! #YearInSpace #cosmic #space #goodnight #pod

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#Bahamas and me. I think we know who's better looking. #YearInSpace #SundaySelfie #space #selfie #iss #pod

Фото опубликовано Scott Kelly (@stationcdrkelly)

Happy #WorldPopulationDay! #Earth: 7 billion people, @ISS: 3 people. #YearInSpace #earth #world #space #iss #pod

Фото опубликовано Scott Kelly (@stationcdrkelly)

#EarthArt The painted world on which you live. #YearInSpace #earth #painted #art #space #world #photo

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#EarthArt is in the eye of the beholder. #YearInSpace #space #photo #pod #earth #art

Фото опубликовано Scott Kelly (@stationcdrkelly)

#EarthArt The sun’s reflection appears to spill liquid metal onto this desert lake. #YearInSpace #iss #space #metallic #earth #art #pod

Фото опубликовано Scott Kelly (@stationcdrkelly)

#EarthArt. This shade of yellow is a rare sight. #YearInSpace #yellow #earth #art #iss #spacestation #space #photo

Фото опубликовано Scott Kelly (@stationcdrkelly)

Earth rocks! Let's protect it. Happy #AsteroidDay from @ISS! #YearInSpace #iss #space #asteroid #earth

Фото опубликовано Scott Kelly (@stationcdrkelly)

#EarthArt Painted canvas. Good morning from @ISS! #YearInSpace #earth #art #space #iss #spacestation #goodmorning

Фото опубликовано Scott Kelly (@stationcdrkelly)

#EarthArt Interesting how meaningless squiggles are until they stand for something else. #YearInSpace #earth #space #iss #photo

Фото опубликовано Scott Kelly (@stationcdrkelly)

#MondayMotivation Color your world. Good morning from @ISS! #YearInSpace #iss #space #earthart #colors #photo

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This lake North East of the #Himalayas appears to be the bluest place on Earth from @ISS. #YearInSpace #blue #earth #space #iss #lake

Фото опубликовано Scott Kelly (@stationcdrkelly)

You are the blue in our big blue marble. #WorldOceansDay #YearInSpace #iss #space #oceans #water #earth

Фото опубликовано Scott Kelly (@stationcdrkelly)

#RedSea. I'd sure like to jump into you this morning. #YearInSpace #space #earth #water #sea #iss

Фото опубликовано Scott Kelly (@stationcdrkelly)

These dark clouds in the US heartland look very threatening. Be safe! #wxreport #YearInSpace #clouds #weather #space #iss #photo

Фото опубликовано Scott Kelly (@stationcdrkelly)

I wonder what they do here. #NorthAfrica #YearInSpace #earth #space #photo #iss

Фото опубликовано Scott Kelly (@stationcdrkelly)

Sometimes #Earth looks like another planet from @ISS. #YearInSpace #planet #earth #space #photo #ISS

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This doesn't look real, but I assure you it is as I took it today. #Africa. #YearInSpace #earth #space #photo #ISS

Фото опубликовано Scott Kelly (@stationcdrkelly)

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