Orion At Sea At Sunset

Orion At Sea At Sunset

The USS John P. Murtha and a test version of the Orion capsule are in view at sunset on Nov. 1, 2018, during Underway Recovery Test-7 (URT-7) in the Pacific Ocean.

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Mapping The Night From Orbit

Mapping The Night From Orbit

Imaging Earth from space is a favourite pastime for astronauts on the International space Station.

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Himalayas in Pakistan As Seen From Orbit

Himalayas in Pakistan As Seen From Orbit

The International Space Station was orbiting 253 miles above northern Pakistan when this photograph was taken of a portion of the Himalayan mountain range.

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Viewing A "Glory" From Orbit

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Despite humankind's scientific prowess there are still many phenomena that defy explanation or a common agreement on why something happens.

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Orbital View Of Earth's Airglow

Orbital View Of Earth's Airglow

On October 7, 2018, an astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS) shot this photograph while orbiting at an altitude of more than 250 miles over Australia.

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Thunderstorms Over Saudi Arabia Seen From Orbit

Thunderstorms Over Saudi Arabia Seen From Orbit

A line of thunderclouds was marching past the Al Qassim region of central Saudi Arabia when an astronaut on the International Space Station shot this oblique photograph.

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Inspecting the ICON Launch Vehicle

Inspecting the ICON Launch Vehicle

Technicians begin a black light inspection of the Northrop Grumman Pegasus XL rocket inside Building 1555 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, on Aug. 22, 2018.

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Orbital View: Earth's Atmospheric Glow And The Milky Way

Orbital View: Earth's Atmospheric Glow And The Milky Way

The International Space Station was orbiting about 256 miles above South Australia when a camera on board the orbital complex captured this celestial view of Earth's atmospheric glow and the Milky Way.

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Eye of Hurricane Michael Seen From Orbit

Eye of Hurricane Michael Seen From Orbit

A view of the eye of Hurricane Michael taken on Oct. 10, 2018 from the International Space Station currently orbiting Earth.

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Aqua Satellite Sees Hurricane Michael Strengthening From Space

Aqua Satellite Sees Hurricane Michael Strengthening From Space

Hurricane Michael continued strengthening while moving north-northwestward over the southeastern Gulf of Mexico as NASA's Aqua satellite provided infrared and visible imagery of the storm.

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