Israel from space (Twitter/Jessica Meir) (Twitter/Jessica Meir)
Israel from space

NASA astronaut Jessica Meir posted three stunning photographs on Twitter, honoring her Israeli father. Check them out!

As she orbited the earth, Jessica Meir snapped some incredible photographs of Israel, which she posted to Twitter on Friday.

Meir is a Swedish-American whose father is Israeli.

She blasted off from a launch facility in Kazakhstan on September 25. The crew also included a Russian and the first astronaut in space from the United Arab Emirates.

Check out the incredible photos of our favorite country in the world!