Soyuz MS-12 Spacecraft Prepared For Launch

Soyuz MS-12 Spacecraft Prepared For Launch

In the Integration Building at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft is ready for encapsulation into the nose fairing of the Soyuz booster rocket March 6.

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Crew Dragon Approaches At Orbital Dawn

Crew Dragon Approaches At Orbital Dawn

"The dawn of a new era in human spaceflight," NASA astronaut Anne McClain tweeted with this image.

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The Andes Mountain Range Seen From Orbit

The Andes Mountain Range Seen From Orbit

The cloud-covered Pacific coast of the South American nation of Chile contrasts with the Andes Mountain range and the cloud formations extending over Argentina.

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Orbital Sun Glint Over The Atlantic Ocean

Orbital Sun Glint Over The Atlantic Ocean

The Sun's glint radiates off the Atlantic Ocean as the International Space Station orbited 253 miles above the African nation of Mauritania.

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Libya and the Sahara Viewed From Orbit

Libya and the Sahara Viewed From Orbit

The International Space Station's robotic arm, Canadarm2, seemingly reaches out to the North African nation of Libya and the Sahara 251 miles below.

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Orbital View Of Sun Glint Over The Gulf of Mexico

Orbital View Of Sun Glint Over The Gulf of Mexico

The Sun's glint reflects off the Gulf of Mexico and outlines the coasts of Texas and Louisiana. The International Space Station was orbiting 254 miles above Louisiana when an Expedition 58 crew member photographed the Gulf coast including Matagorda Bay, Galvestion Bay and Sabine Lake.

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Lake Nasser in Egypt As Seen From Orbit

Lake Nasser in Egypt As Seen From Orbit

Lake Nasser in Egypt, which leads to the Nile River, is pictured as the International Space Station orbited 251 miles above the Western Desert in the African nation.

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An Astronaut's View of the Himalayas

An Astronaut's View of the Himalayas

An astronaut aboard the International Space Station shot this oblique photograph of Mount Everest, Earth's tallest mountain (when measured from sea level).

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Argentina, Chile And The Andes Seen From Orbit

Argentina, Chile And The Andes Seen From Orbit

This photograph of South America from bottom to top looks from the northeast coast of Argentina to southwest across Chile, the Andes mountains and the Pacific Ocean.

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A Dragon Takes Flight In Space

A Dragon Takes Flight In Space

The SpaceX Dragon cargo craft begins its departure from the International Space Station moments after being released from the grips of the Canadarm2 robotic arm.

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