Intersecting the thin line of Earth's atmosphere, International Space Station solar array wings are featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 40 crew member on the orbital outpost.
Rosetta navigation camera image taken on 18 August 2014 at about 84 km from comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The comet nucleus is about 4 km across.
A massive phytoplankton bloom stained the waters of the Atlantic Ocean north of Iceland with brilliant jewel tones in late summer, 2014.
Freshwater seems abundant, but when accounting for all the water on Earth, it's in limited supply. Just three percent of the water on our planet is freshwater.
Numerous wildfires have dotted the Russian landscape this past summer fire season. Although not quite as the adage says, although still true, where there's fire there's smoke.
A path resembling a dotted line from the upper left to middle right of this image is the track left by an irregularly shaped, oblong boulder as it tumbled down a slope on Mars before coming to rest in an upright attitude at the downhill end of the track. The High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter recorded this view on July 3, 2014.
One of the Expedition 40 crew members aboard the International Space Station recorded this early evening photo of the entire Iberian Peninsula (Spain, Portugal and San Marino) on July 26, 2014.
Photographed by an Expedition 40 crew member, an empty Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) spacesuit is pictured near the gallery in the Unity node of the International Space Station.
One of the Expedition 40 crew members aboard the Earth-orbiting International Space Station recorded this image from inside the Cupola approximately 225 nautical miles above Polynesia.
Saturn has a great many more moons than our planet - a whopping 62. A single moon, Titan, accounts for an overwhelming 96% of all the material orbit the planet, with a group of six other smaller moons dominating the rest. The other 55 small satellites whizzing around Saturn make up the tiny remainder along with the gas giant's famous rings.