You would expect that the folks at NASA to be experts in all things STEM, but it turns out that the agency's social media team have the souls of poets.

Mixed in with posts about new discoveries, more earth-bound projects and Q&A's with the astronauts on board the International Space Station are creative missives that briefly encapsulate the otherworldly images captured by NASA's powerful telescopes and spacecraft.

Check out some of NASA's most beautiful tweets below.

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