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'Uniquely beautiful' Wales photographed from space

The picture captures practically the whole of Wales in shot Credit: Twitter / @Cmdr_Hadfield

Astronaut Chris Hadfield, who is part of the current crew on the International Space Station, has tweeted a photo of Wales from orbit.

He described Wales as "rugged, proud and uniquely beautiful."

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ISS astronaut tweets picture of Cardiff from space

The @Cmdr_Hadfield Twitter account has built up a strong following with pictures from space Credit: @Cmdr_Hadfield

Astronaut Chris Hadfield, who's commanding the current expedition on the International Space Station, has tweeted a picture of Cardiff from orbit.

On Saturday, he also shared a picture of Swansea.

In the latest picture, he wrote: "Cardiff, capital of Wales. The Red Dragon, leading the way".

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