A Russian cosmonaut for the Russian Federal Space Agency has recently taken a photo of Dubai from the International Space Station while orbiting the Arabian Gulf.
Oleg Artemyev shared an image of the Palm Jumeirah on his official Instagram account, which is in possession about 200,000 followers.
“The Palm Jumeirah is an artificial archipelago. It is located on the Jumeirah coastal area of the emirate of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. Together with @Anton_Astrey [Anton Shkaplerov] family we were there 5 years ago,” he wrote below the picture.
The post earned over 11,600 likes and 73 comments.
Artemyev also shared an image of Crimea, Ukraine, from space with the caption, “At this photo you can see the homeland of my friend @anton_astrey”
Shkaplerov is a Russian Ukrainian cosmonaut and a former Russian Air Force fighter pilot.
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