Space Station Lunar Transit

Space Station Lunar Transit

The International Space Station, with a crew of six onboard, is seen in silhouette as it transits the moon at roughly five miles per second, Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, Woodford, VA.

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The Eastern Himalayas As Seen From Orbit

The Eastern Himalayas As Seen From Orbit

Soaring, snow-capped peaks and ridges of the eastern Himalaya Mountains create an irregular white-on-red patchwork between major rivers in southwestern China.

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Africa and Europe Seen From a Million Miles Away

Africa and Europe Seen From a Million Miles Away

Africa is front and center in this image of Earth taken by a NASA camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite.

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RED Epic Dragon Camera Captures Riveting Images on Space Station

RED Epic Dragon Camera Captures Riveting Images on Space Station

In October 2014 NASA delivered high-definition, 3-D footage of astronauts living and working on the International Space Station to the Internet, posting video of astronauts exploring water tension in microgravity

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Activity at Klyuchevskoy Volcano As Seen From Orbit

Activity at Klyuchevskoy Volcano As Seen From Orbit

This ISS photo highlights one of the most active volcanic regions on Earth: the Kamchatka Peninsula in far eastern Russia.

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Dark Science at ESA's Concordia Station in Antarctica

Dark Science at ESA's Concordia Station in Antarctica

This modified container in Antarctica is part of the Franco-Italian Concordia research station and is used to store snow samples.

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Orbital View of Smoke Over the Greenland Sea

Orbital View of Smoke Over the Greenland Sea

The 2015 wildfire season in the Arctic has been very intense - and very smoky.

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Tropical Cyclone Halola As Seen From Orbit

Tropical Cyclone Halola As Seen From Orbit

Composite image of tropical cyclone Halola in the Pacific, captured at 09:00 UTC on Monday, 20 July 2015.

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Deep Space Climate Observatory Captures EPIC Earth Image

Deep Space Climate Observatory Captures EPIC Earth Image

A NASA camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite has returned its first view of the entire sunlit side of Earth from one million miles away.

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Pluto Revealed

Pluto Revealed

While yesterday's image from New Horizons of Pluto is the best we've ever had, what's to come in the coming days and weeks will be even more spectacular.

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