This was tweeted five days ago by Dr. André Kuipers, twirling around up there on the International Space Station.

Boy, from this perspective, San Francisco looks like it’s practically begging to be snapped off from the continent.

Also, I really need to clean my windows. That’s embarrassing.

Taken by André Kuipers, Dutch astronaut on the International Space Station. Click for a larger look.

More incredible photos from Dr. Kuiper here:

And by all means, check this out. It’s a “series of time lapse sequences photographed by the Expedition 30 crew aboard the International Space Station.”

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Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

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