Out of this world images taken by Shenzhou 12 astronauts officially released

A few days ago the China Manned Space Engineering Office officially released high definition images taken from space by the Shenzhou 12 astronauts.

The stunning images were taken from aboard the Tianhe space module which is the main habitat section of China’s space station.

The Chinese space station is called Tiangong 天宫 which translates to “Heavenly Palace”.

Take a look at the out of this world images below and you can see why!

On July 21, in the Gulf of Guinea, a monsoon in the southwest heading to Northern Africa – Taken by astronaut Tang Hongbao
On July 30, City lights along Northern Africa – Taken by astronaut Tang Hongbao
On August 8, at 6:32 Beijing time, the core cabin assembly passed over the Ethiopian plateau – Taken by astronaut Tang Hongbao
On August 13, the weather in the Indian Ocean was changing. After completing manipulation training of the robotic arm in the cabin, astronaut Tang Hongbo and his two calf dolls waited for China’s great mountains and rivers to appear ahead – Taken by astronaut Tang Hongbao
August 18, astronaut Tang Hongbo’s small bedroom in the core module complex – Taken by astronaut Tang Hongbao
At 21:29 on August 24, when the core module assembly passed over Beijing, astronaut Nie Haisheng photographed this night view of Beijing. The golden “stars” on the right side of the photo are Beijing Daxing International Airport – Taken by astronaut Nie Haisheng
The solar panel of the core module assembly at 21:41 on August 24, over the Pacific Ocean, – Taken by astronaut Nie Haisheng
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