Wondering what Austin looks like from space? Check out this photo

If you’ve ever lay in the grass at Zilker Park staring up at the sky thinking, “I wonder what Austin looks like from space,” wonder no more.

Astronaut Shane Kimbrough shared this image of Austin from the ISS on Twitter on Feb. 25, 2017.

Astronaut Shane Kimbrough shared this image of Austin from the ISS on Twitter on Feb. 25, 2017.

NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough shared a photo of Austin from the International Space Station on Twitter Saturday, writing, “Good morning USA! Austin Texas looking good from @Space_Station.”

You can see the Colorado River winding through town, and if you look closely, you can spot Darrell K. Royal Texas Memorial Stadium, the Lions Municipal Golf Course, the Texas Capitol and yep, even the Austin American-Statesman.

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In this very sophisticated drawing, you can see some of Austin’s landmarks.

According to his NASA bio, Kimbrough is originally from Killeen and is currently the commander of the Expedition 50 mission on the ISS. The crew on the expedition is currently researching “how lighting can change the overall health of and well-being of crew members, how microgravity can affect the genetic properties of space-grown plants, and how microgravity impacts tissue regeneration in humans.”

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