Ultimate “Selfie” Snapped from Above the Earth by Astronaut Mike Hopkins

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Astronaut Mike Hopkins takes a selfie while on a Dec. 24, 2013 spacewalk. Hopkins, Expedition 38 Flight Engineer, participated in the second of two

This year saw the word “selfie” [ internet slang for digital photo self portrait] come into common use, and astronaut Mike Hopkins has produced the all-time most awesome “selfie” yet. Suspended above the earth during a space walk, Hopkins took this amazing self portrait as he floated weightlessly above the earth. The photo went viral immediately as the “ultimate selfie”.

Download a high resolution image of the photo here.

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