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Astronaut Scott Kelly posts Vegas space photo

Posted at 10:55 AM, Nov 20, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-20 13:55:38-05

Most of the Internet is buzzing about astronaut Scott Kelly's "UFO" photo that he took from the International Space Station on Sunday.

We are much more excited about the fact that he tweeted out a photograph of Las Vegas on Friday morning.

He also tweeted a pretty cool photo of Africa and promised to post more over the weekend.

But, it is still the one of Las Vegas that caught our attention.

Kelly said "Good Morning" to Las Vegas in his tweet and then made a joke about how Vegas residents probably haven't gone to sleep yet despite the fact that the photo was obviously taken during the early morning hours.

The astronaut recently broke the U.S. record for most days in space. He is currently on the space station as part of a study to measure the impact a year in space can have on a person.

In addition to posting stunning photos on his social media accounts, Kelly has been known to make the occasional video. For Halloween this year, he posted a video of himself slowly floating toward the camera while wearing a creepy mask similar to the one worn by killer Michael Myers in the "Halloween" movies.