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Dublin: 14 °C Sunday 27 May, 2018
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Hello sunshine! Astronaut snaps cloudless Dublin from ISS

How long did Luca Parmitano have to wait though?

Source: @astro_luca

MOVE OVER COMMANDER Hadfield, there’s a new astronaut in town.

And by ‘town’ we mean ‘on the International Space Station’, and by ‘move over’ we mean ‘there will always be a place for you in our hearts’.

Anyway: Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano is currently orbiting our planet on the ISS, and he sent his greetings to Ireland via this photo of a sun-drenched Dublin.

He evidently understands Irish weather too. “I had to wait but it was worth it.”

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