Orbital View: Season's Greetings From Space

Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

NASA released today this holiday card, er, photo of Tim Kopra during a spacewalk. Kopra and Scott Kelly ventured out of the orbital station for three hours and 16 minutes on Monday to fix a rail car before a Russian cargo supply spacecraft arrives Wednesday.

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