New Delhi: NASA astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted a picture of the moon taken from his seat aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
Kelly, who's set to return to the Earth on Tuesday, March 1, said that this will likely be the last photo he takes of the moon.
— Scott Kelly (@StationCDRKelly) February 28, 2016
Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko are making final preparations for their journey back to the Earth on Tuesday evening.
Kelly, Kornienko and Soyuz TMA-18M commander Sergey Volkov will, who is also of Roscomos, will undock from the station's upper Poisk module at 8:02 p.m. EST Tuesday, as they pull away to a distance of about 12 miles.
They are scheduled to land in the Kazakhstan desert at 11:27 p.m. ET Tuesday (10:27 a.m. Kazakhstan time on March 2).
In October 2015, he set the record for the total number of days spent in space by an American astronaut, 382.