Area astronaut tweets pic of St. Louis from space

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Air Force Col. Michael S. Hopkins tweeted a picture of St. Louis from the International Space Station with the caption, “Hey St. Louis, looking good from 260 miles up!”

He should know a little about the Gateway to the West. He is from the area. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Hopkins was born near the Lake of the Ozarks and is a former captain of the University of Illinois football team.