The 10 most beloved tweets by NASA astronauts in space

Live from International Space Station
Live from International Space Station

From 250 miles above Earth's surface, NASA astronauts on board the International Space Station are completely isolated from the rest of humanity.

Yet, they are a continuous part of our daily lives through social media websites like Twitter — they even have their own handle: @NASA_Astronauts.

And with over 14,000 tweets and more than 300,000 followers, it's clear that these space explorers love sharing their adventures as much as the world enjoys learning about them.

Using the online service Favstar, which tracks Twitter usage of any account, we found the tweets that had the most favorites and retweets from the @NASA_Astronauts Twitter account.

Here they are, starting with number 10:

10. Favorites: 2,274 Retweets: 1,033

9. Favorites: 2,302 Retweets: 1,521

8. Favorites: 2,366 Retweets: 1,507

7. Favorites: 2,410 Retweets: 1,597

6. Favorites: 2,740 Retweets: 1,923

5. Favorites: 3,064 Retweets: 2,352

4. Favorites: 3,196 Retweets: 2,367

3. Favorites: 4,287 Retweets: 3,113

2. Favorites: 4,604 Retweets: 3,471

1. Favorites: 4,831 Retweets: 3,624

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