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Astronaut Tweets Jaw-dropping Photos Of Australia From Space

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Pretty pleased with your Twitter skills? Think you know your way around the sharp end of 140 characters of wit, culture and interest?

Prepare to take a humbling.

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly treated his Earth-bound followers to a spectacular show of Australia from above. A really, really long way above.

While the resulting snaps appear to be of an alien world, filled with strange and deadly creatures and an intelligible race - it is in fact Australia.

We were going to make a cruel joke there, but we'll let you join the dots.


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