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Astronaut Chris Hadfield Posts Pictures Of UK From Space To Mark Thatcher's Death (PHOTOS)

09/04/2013 08:46 BST | Updated 08/06/2013 10:12 BST

An astronaut aboard the International Space Station has posted a series of amazing pictures of the UK from his vantage point 120 miles above Earth.

Commander Chris Hadfield posted the pictures, "to commemorate the passing of the Iron Lady" following the death of Baroness Thatcher.

They include shots of London, Birmingham, Manchester and other UK cities.

During his time aboard the ISS, Canadian astronaut Hadfield has developed a reputation for an engaging use of social media, posting hundreds of pictures of the Earth and videos of himself celebrating St Patrick's Day, learning how to cry in space and chatting to William Shatner.

Take a look at his latest amazing pictures below.