Floating Over Cyclone Donna In Orbit

Floating Over Cyclone Donna In Orbit

Cyclone Donna was photographed just east of Australia as the International Space Station orbited about 250 miles above.

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Cubesats Sail Away From The International Space Station

Cubesats Sail Away From The International Space Station

Three CubeSats with Earth's limb and thin atmosphere in the background, is seen shortly after being ejected from a small satellite deployer outside of the Japanese Kibo laboratory module.

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Great Barrier Reef Seen From Orbit

Great Barrier Reef Seen From Orbit

The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over part of the Great Barrier Reef off Australia's northeast coast on 1 April 2017.

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Looking At Earth From An Orbital Cupola

Looking At Earth From An Orbital Cupola

Thomas Pesquet: I will certainly miss the view. The day of return is approaching: I can't wait to be on Earth again and see my loved ones... but I will certainly miss the view/

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Betsimboka River In Madagascar As Seen From Orbit

Betsimboka River In Madagascar As Seen From Orbit

Thomas Pesquet: The Betsimboka river in Madagascar, one of the most unbelievable landscapes I've seen so far. It has vivid colors, with bright reds and purples mixing with blue and lush green. Madagascar and Africa are so beautiful from space!

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Tropical Cyclones Donna and Ninteen Seen From Space

Tropical Cyclones Donna and Ninteen Seen From Space

Composite image of Tropical Cyclones Donna (left) and Nineteen (right) encircling Fiji, from EUMETSAT's Metop-A polar orbiting staellite, captured at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 9 May 2017.

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San Francisco As Seen From Orbit

San Francisco As Seen From Orbit

Thomas Pesquet: San Francisco in California. You can't see the cable cars and steep streets from here but with the grid so clearly in sight it's not hard to imagine them.

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Cyprus Seen From Orbit

Cyprus Seen From Orbit

Thomas Pesquet: Cyprus seems to float on a mirror... the Mediterranean

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The Bahamas Seen From Orbit

The Bahamas Seen From Orbit

Thomas Pesquet: The end of Proxima nears, less than five weeks to go. So much work to do and not enough time fully appreciate the Bahamas blue. The current return date is 2 June, but like everything in spaceflight it can change.

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Tikehau Atoll, French Polynesia Seen From Orbit

Tikehau Atoll, French Polynesia Seen From Orbit

The islands and coral atolls of French Polynesia, located in the southern Pacific Ocean, epitomize the idea of tropical paradise: white sandy beaches, turquoise lagoons, and palm trees.

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