German astronaut photographs Cyprus from space

October 9, 2018 at 2:51pm
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German astronaut Alexander Gers has posted photos of Cyprus from space.

In a message on social media,  Gerst posted two impressive photos of the island saying “it’s impossible to miss Cyprus when it comes into view.”

Born in 1976, Gerst is a German European Space Agency astronaut. He was part of the International Space Station Expedition 40 and 41 from May to November 2014. Gerst returned to space on June 6, 2018, as part of Expedition 56/57. He is the current Commander of the International Space Station.