More blues, of course:
British astronaut Tim Peake, a current resident of the International Space Station, identifies this shot as the Bahamas. Another blissful snap:
“Do you ever have a beer up in space and look at a view like this and think, ‘This is awesome!’?” asks a commenter. But life on the ISS isn’t as relaxed as these images suggest; Peake is preparing to run the London Marathon from space next week:
Looking for a running partner this Sunday? Why not join Tim Peake on another training run? pic.twitter.com/SVnioFU2Q5— LondonMarathon (@LondonMarathon) April 8, 2016
The AP relays a quote from Peake:
The former British Army helicopter test pilot hopes to finish the 26.2-mile race on April 24 in under four hours — maybe even 3 hours and 30 or 45 minutes “if I’m feeling really good.” That’s about 2 ½ laps around Earth.
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