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The First Instagram Photo Posted From Space Is Out Of This World

04/08/2014 11:06 am ET | Updated Apr 08, 2014

Earth just photobombed the first Instagram picture taken from space.

The snapshot below was actually taken from outside Earth’s atmosphere. As Gizmodo notes, American astronaut Steven R. Swanson, also known as “Swanny,” took the selfie while sitting in the International Space Station’s seven-window observatory module. The picture gives viewers a nice glimpse of our planet from orbit.

The image was posted to the International Space Station’s Instagram page Monday. The account has a handful of posts already, but this is the first image that was actually posted from the space station.

We just wish our Instagrams were this cool.

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