Iowa Astronaut Shares Patriotic Pictures From Space

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UNITED STATES  --  More than 200 miles about the earth, Iowa astronaut Peggy Whitson is celebrating the Fourth of July in style.

Whitson posted a picture of herself and Jack Fisher on board the International Space Station. She tweeted, "Fashion police, you have to grade us on a curve--we just love our country... a LOT!! Happy Birthday U.S.A.! #4thofJuly."

Whitson also posted a video of the pair's photo-taking process, saying "micro-gravity allows for some cool poses!"

The video shows Whitson and Fisher trying out poses like hanging from a wall and Superman flying. Follow Whitson on Twitter (@AstroPeggy) for more updates on her time in space.