Vancouver and Victoria at night, as seen from space

Chris Hadfield: Vancouver at night from space

So small, so fragile. Here’s another amazing photo of Metro Vancouver by Commander Chris Hadfield aboard the International Space Station. This time, it’s a night shot – and it’s definitely a rare shot for this time of year considering the dense cloud cover we usually get.

Chris Hadfield is Canada’s most decorated astronaut and is the first Canadian commander of the International Space Station. These photos were taken early on Easter Sunday morning and posted through his twitter account:


A bonus night photo of Victoria by Commander Hadfield:


Written by Kenneth Chan, the Deputy Editor at Vancity Buzz. Follow Kenneth on Twitter at @kjmagine.

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