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These incredible photos from the International Space Station make Earth…

Between these amazing shots and his many wacky microgravity experiments, it's abundantly clear that International Space Station astronaut Don Pettit has perhaps the coolest job on (and off of) this planet. Here's his collection of long exposure "star trail" photographs that transform the Earth and the cosmic firmament… » 6/08/12 8:00am 6/08/12 8:00am