The Everest Region Seen From Orbit

The Everest Region Seen From Orbit

The Himalayas, Kathmandu, Nepal, Tibet, from the International Space Station.

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New Docking Module Arrives At The ISS

New Docking Module Arrives At The ISS

Matthias Maurer @astro_matthias - Congratulations to my Russian colleagues on the arrival of the Node Module last week!

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Orbital View Of The Nile Delta At Night

Orbital View Of The Nile Delta At Night

Thomas Pesquet: The Nile delta by night shines so bright you can see the light through the Soyuz solar array wings.

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Mount Ruapehu As Seen From Orbit

Mount Ruapehu As Seen From Orbit

Thomas Pesquet: Mount Ruapehu, to the east of Mount Taranaki and also mostly snow-capped.

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The Red Sea Is Very Blue

The Red Sea Is Very Blue

Thomas Pesquet: Yes, the Red Sea is blue

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Karkheh Dam, Iran As Seen From Orbit

Karkheh Dam, Iran As Seen From Orbit

Thomas Pesquet: Karkheh Dam, Iran. I'm blown away by the swirling blues in these pictures 🌀 and their contrast with the parched earth.

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Orbital View Of Cloudscapes Over Sumatra

Orbital View Of Cloudscapes Over Sumatra

An astronaut onboard the International Space Station shot this panoramic, west-looking photograph of cloudscapes around Sumatra, one of Indonesia's largest islands.

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The SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour Departs The ISS

The SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour Departs The ISS

The SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour carrying four commercial crew astronauts departs the International Space Station as both spacecraft were orbiting 259 miles above the Jaluit Atoll in the Marshall Islands.

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Clouds Over The Coast Of Nova Scotia

Clouds Over The Coast Of Nova Scotia

Clouds protrude above the north Atlantic Ocean, with the Sun's glint beaming off the golden-hued waters.

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Thomas Pesquet: Leaving The ISS: A Bittersweet Feeling

Thomas Pesquet: Leaving The ISS: A Bittersweet Feeling

Thomas Pesquet: Bittersweet feeling to leave the International Space Station. When you think of it, it's a magical place flying in the sky that is incredibly difficult to get to, and it grants you superpowers like floating and seeing the entire world in just one glance.

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