Kate Rubins Is Growing Radish Plants In Orbit

Kate Rubins Is Growing Radish Plants In Orbit

Expedition 64 Flight Engineer Kate Rubins of NASA shows off radish plants growing inside the Columbus laboratory module's Advanced Plant Habitat before collecting leaf samples for analysis.

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Expedition 64 Cosmonauts Perform A Spacewalk

Expedition 64 Cosmonauts Perform A Spacewalk

Expedition 64 Commander Sergey Ryzhikov and Flight Engineer Sergey Kud-Sverchkov are seen during a spacewalk on the International Space Station's Zarya module.

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Khartoum, Sudan Seen At Night From Orbit

Khartoum, Sudan Seen At Night From Orbit

This nighttime shot from the International Space Station shows Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, surrounded by the Nile, Blue Nile and White Nile Rivers.

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The Andes As Seen From Orbit

The Andes As Seen From Orbit

The snow-capped peaks of the Andes Mountains in southern Chile, with General Carrera Lake at bottom left, are pictured from the International Space Station as it orbited above South America.

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Orbital View Of Glaciers In Tajikistan's Pamir Mountains

Orbital View Of Glaciers In Tajikistan's Pamir Mountains

Glaciers are pictured in the Pamir Mountains as the International Space Station orbited above Tajikistan.

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Orbital Sun Glint Over The Northern Pacific

Orbital Sun Glint Over The Northern Pacific

The Earth's limb, or horizon, is pictured as the International Space Station orbited above the north Pacific near Alaska's Aleutian Islands.

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Orbital View Of Rocky Mountain Range In Colorado

Orbital View Of Rocky Mountain Range In Colorado

The International Space Station was orbiting above southern Colorado when an external high-definition camera photographed several snow-capped peaks along a portion of the Rocky Mountain range including Cottonwood Peak near the top left, to Blanca Peak and Mount Lindsey near the bottom right.

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Orbital View Of The Waters Around The Bahamas

Orbital View Of The Waters Around The Bahamas

A portion of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of the Bahamas is pictured from the International Space Station.

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The Sahara Desert In Chad Viewed From Orbit

The Sahara Desert In Chad Viewed From Orbit

A portion of the Sahara Desert is pictured in Chad as the International Space Station orbited above the sparsely-populated African nation.

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Soyuz MS-16 Departs ISS

Soyuz MS-16 Departs ISS

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