When Indians celebrated Diwali, this astronaut shared a stunning image from space. This image was shared from space by astronaut Paolo Nespoli.
Paolo Nespoli, the 60-year-old Italian astronaut has been a resident of the orbiting laboratory for over a month for the Vita Mission as part of Expedition 52/53.
The ESA astronaut currently aboard the International Space Station (ISS) wished everyone on Diwali and posted an image of a brightly lit India from space on October 19.
He wrote: "Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights, starts today. #HappyDiwali to everyone! #VITAmission" The ISS crew regularly treats the world with stunning images of Earth captured from their vantage point in the space station's cupola.