Col. Michael Hopkins shares many pictures taken from space on his Twitter account, @AstroIllini.

Col. Michael Hopkins shares many pictures taken from space on his Twitter account, @AstroIllini.

The latest tweet from Air Force Colonel Michael Hopkins is a picture of St. Louis from space. Hopkins is a Missouri native who is on the International Space Station until March.

Hopkins is a Lebanon, Missouri native who grew up in Richland. He hopped a ride to the Space Station in September on a Russian spacecraft.

Click on Hopkins’ picture of St. Louis at the right for a larger version, and find and follow his Twitter feed here.