In pictures: Photos from outer space - Al Jazeera English

In pictures: Photos from outer space

Astronaut Chris Hadfield, who returns to Earth on Monday, has taken stunning shots from International Space Station.

On Monday, astronaut Chris Hadfield - the first Canadian commander of a spaceship - will return to Earth with fellow astronauts Roman Romanenko and Tom Marshburn. The three have been aboard the International Space Station for the past five months.

Below, see photos of Earth that Hadfield snapped from outer space:

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