05/01/2016 1:02 PM IST | Updated 29/08/2016 9:03 PM IST

NASA Astronaut Shares Breathtaking Images Of South India From Space

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On his 281st day as a part of the #YearInSpace mission, International Space Station commander Scott Kelly shared some mind-bogglingly amazing images of the southern states of India.

On Monday morning, Kelly seemed to have found art in the images of parts of southern India taken from space. And it's not difficult to see why:

The NASA astronaut is expected to spend about 342 days living and working on the International Space Station -- marking the orbiting outpost's first yearlong space mission.

He also shared some breathtaking photos of South Africa:

Kelly, who seems to be smitten by southern India and its beauty, had shared a photo in November 2015 as well:

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