Florida to Louisiana Viewed From the International Space Station

Florida to Louisiana Viewed From the International Space Station

NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman captured this image of Florida to Louisiana just before dawn, taken from the International Space Station, and posted it to social media on Friday, Sept. 12.

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Orion Spacecraft Nears Completion and is Ready for Fueling

Orion Spacecraft Nears Completion and is Ready for Fueling

NASA is making steady progress on its Orion spacecraft, completing several milestones this week at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida in preparation for the capsule's first trip to space in December.

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Saharan Sand Storm Seen From Orbit

Saharan Sand Storm Seen From Orbit

Alexander Gerst ‏@Astro_Alex 50m A sand storm raging over the #Sahara desert. #BlueDot

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Hawke's Bay, New Zealand As Seen From Orbit

Hawke's Bay, New Zealand As Seen From Orbit

One of the Expedition 40 crew members 225 nautical miles above Earth onboard the International Space Station used a 200mm lens to record this image of Hawke's Bay, New Zealand on Aug. 10, 2014. Napier and the bay area's most populous area are at bottom center of the frame.

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Stunning Orbital Sunset

Stunning Orbital Sunset

NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman tweeted this photo from the International Space Station on Tuesday morning, Sept. 2, 2014. "My favorite views from #space - just past #sunrise over the ocean," the Expedition 40 astronaut tweeted.

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Aurora Australis

Aurora Australis

One of the Expedition 40 crew members aboard the International Space Station recorded this colorful image of Aurora Australis on July 15, 2014.

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The Aegean As Seen From Orbit

The Aegean As Seen From Orbit

One of the Expedition 40 crew members aboard the International Space Station photographed this image from an altitude of 225 nautical miles.

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Empty Spacesuits Await The Next EVA

Empty Spacesuits Await The Next EVA

Unoccupied Russian Orlan spacesuits for Russian cosmonauts.

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Italy As Seen From Orbit

Italy As Seen From Orbit

One of the Expedition 40 crew members aboard the International Space Station, flying 225 nautical miles above Earth, recorded this image over southern Italy on Aug. 13, 2014.

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Supreme Saturn

Supreme Saturn

Saturn reigns supreme, encircled by its retinue of rings.

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