Incredible photo of Earth and the ISS reflected in an astronaut's helmet

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When he wasn't busy using a toothbrush to fix the International Space Station on his recent spacewalk, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Aki Hoshide snapped a self-portrait that didn't reveal his face, but captured a whole lot more. In addition to himself and the sun behind him, Hoshide managed to photograph the ISS, Earth, and his fellow toothbrush hero Sunita Williams in the reflection of his helmet.

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Photo by NASA Human Spaceflight.

International Space Station Imagery [NASA via reddit]

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Dumb question ahoy. Is that light behind him the sun?