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Out of this world: In pictures - astronaut Chris Hadfield tweets stunning images of Earth from space

Astronaut celebrates Earth from space via his Twitter account

From shots of the Andes to London by night, astronaut Chris Hadfield has taken a series of extraordinary images of the world from the International Space Station.

Click HERE to view stunning images of Earth from space

Hadfield has been on the International Space Station since December 2012 and in command of the vessel since March. He has been posting dozens of images regularly via social media.

Hadfield explains how he takes his incredible photos of our planet from space.

For more images visit his Twitter page @Cmdr_Hadfield or Google+