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NASA astronaut Doug Wheelock has been honoured for his contribution to the Twitterverse with a Shorty Award for the "best Real-Time Photo of the Year". Flight engineer Wheelock arrived aboard the International Space Station in June last year, and shortly after posted this fine snap on his Twitter account: Doug Wheelock's photo …

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That is just awesome...

Such a beautiful photo, and it conveys so much about what it must be like to be in space, it has much more impact than any of the usual stuff Nasa releases - no tech in sight, no sight of the Earth, just the moon and that beautiful shading...

Words fail me...

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Badgers

Great snap...

...shame about the pointless social media twat-splat platform :-)

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Badgers

Moon, schmoon

A bare rock that's been hanging there for some 5billion years you say, award-winning real time social media content I say.

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Coat

as a pro photographer

as a pro photographer i would love to have such an absorbing photograph in my portfolio.

stunning

mines the one with the camera in the pocket....

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Grenade

Sue him now.

Rip off of your 'Paris - Graphic Revelations' box ad image. That is your logo projected onto the moon isn't it?

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