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Jan 24, 2017

ISS share spectacular image of Budapest from space

Expedition 50 is the latest mission taking place on the ISS and will continue until November 17 of this year

Expedition 50 astronaut Thomas Pesquet has shared a breathtaking image of Budapest taken from the International Space Station (ISS), shown above.

The astronaut shared the picture via his twitter account yesterday and wrote, ''both sides of the Danube showing Buda & Pest in 1 picture… #Budapest! #Budapest, capitale thermale sur le Danube'' along with the Hungarian flag.

Expedition 50 is the latest mission taking place on the ISS and will continue until November 17 of this year.

On Christmas Day the crew celebrated by floating in micro-gravity and opening Christmas presents. Pesquet shared special French food with the crew and also made a Christmas-time special video for the European Space Agency.