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NASA astronaut tweets images of Dubai from International Space Station

Incredible images show the emirate's coastline, manmade palm-shaped structures and The World islands

NASA astronaut tweets images of Dubai from International Space Station

A NASA astronaut has tweeted images of Dubai to his Twitter account from the International Space Station, showing the emirate's coastline, manmade palm-shaped structures and The World islands.

The tweets were uploaded from the NASA_Astronauts account and read: “#Dubai from the @Space_Station.” -#AstroButch”

The images were retweeted by the Dubai Media Office to its 247,000 followers.

Images of the Bahamas, Florida and Mount St Helens were also uploaded by the astronauts.