French astronaut shares stunning photo of Porto from space

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Thomas Pesquet snaps stunning night picture of the city of Porto, taken from the International Space Station, about 400km above the Earth.

French astronaut is known for sharing magical, almost unreal, photos of cities all around the globe.

Astronaut managed to capture Porto in night time and posted the photo on his Facebook and twitter with the following caption: "Porto, City of the Bridges, facing the Atlantic".

Thomas Pesquet is a European Space Agency astronaut of French nationality. He is currently on a six-month mission to the International Space Station. Thomas is serving as a flight engineer for Expeditions 50 and 51, launched in November 2016 and returning in May 2017. He previously worked as an aerospace engineer, and is also an airline pilot for Air France.

It is simply rewarding that astronauts like Pesquet are able to share their lifetime and unique experience on Earth orbit through photography.