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Astronaut Scott Kelly's photos from the International Space Station

Astronaut Scott Kelly, who is spending a year in space, is sharing his photos taken from the International Space Station on social media. He is scheduled to return to Earth on Tuesday evening by which time he will have compiled 522 total days living in space over four missions. We've gathered a few of our favorites. See more on his Twitter feed.

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"My last #sunrise from space. 4 of 5. #YearInSpace pic.twitter.com/L0cr3hI366"

"#Countdown 2 days & a wake-up! Getting closer to Earth & hope Mars too. #GoodNight from @space_station! #YearInSpace"

"#Countdown We're down to a wakeup. #Earth. I'm coming for you tomorrow! #GoodNight from @space_station! #YearInSpace"

"#Water #YearInSpace"

"#Ice #YearInSpace pic.twitter.com/jnR9Ufhxbc"

"Of all the sunrises I've seen on my #YearInSpace, this was one of the best! One of the last too. Headed home soon."

"#EarthArt Desert dunes. #YearInSpace pic.twitter.com/eRMu9BUKif"

"#Countdown Counting #stars and days. 7 days and a wake up! #GoodNight from @space_station! #YearInSpace pic.twitter.com/OaYl3UD2Tk"

"Glass bottom spaceship over the #Bahamas! #GoodMorning from @Space_Station! #YearInSpace"

"#Africa #EarthArt Sometimes veiny but never vain. #YearInSpace"

"Aleutian island #volcano letting off a little steam after the new year. #YearInSpace"

"#Africa #EarthArt Earth without art is just Eh. #YearInSpace"

"From #Chicago to #NYC and #DC the skies looked clear this morning. #blizzard2016 #BlizzardJonas #YearInSpace"

"The dance of #aurora. #YearInSpace"

"#Bahamas #EarthArt Watercolors! #YearInSpace"

"Just joined @Tumblr from space! #Blizzard2016 inspired 1st post: Chasing Storms http://tmblr.co/ZmuJBi20aFgEL #YearInSpace"

"Had a great view of #WashingtonDC yesterday morning! #YearInSpace"

"Day 310. Good night, everyone. #GoodNight from @space_station! #YearInSpace"

"#CentralAmerica you were particularly brilliant this morning! #YearInSpace"

"#SanFrancisco, Looks like a great night down there after #SB50! #SuperBowl #YearInSpace!"

"#ColorsofEarth Snow white. #YearInSpace"

"More otherworldly #ColorsOfEarth http://tmblr.co/ZmuJBi21_7twJ #YearInSpace"

"Nominated for @ShortyAwards! Voting ends tonight 11:59ET http://shortyawards.com Thanks 4 following my #YearInSpace!"

"Another pass through #Aurora. The sun is very active today, apparently. #YearInSpace".

"Day 135. #MilkyWay. You're old, dusty, gassy and warped. But beautiful. Good night from @space_station! #YearInSpace".

Expedition 44 flight engineer and NASA astronaut Scott Kelly seen inside the Cupola, a special module which provides a 360-degree viewing of the Earth and the International Space Station. Kelly is one of two crew members spending an entire year in space.

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