A U.S. astronaut shared six seconds of out of this world footage as he posted the first Vine video from space

Reid Wiseman took to the social media website Vine, a video blogging site created and owned by Twitter, in which you can share six seconds of footage, to show his viewpoint from the International Space Station.

Wiseman is one of a crew of three who arrived on the International Space Station near the end of May. He is in the midst of a six-month mission with Russian cosmonaut Maxim Suraev and German astronaut Alexander Gerst.