Japan's HTV-8 Hangs Above The World

Japan's HTV-8 Hangs Above The World

The Kounotori H-II Transfer Vehicle 8 (HTV-8) from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

More ...



Florida Seen From Orbit

Florida Seen From Orbit

Nick Hague @AstroHague "From only a few hundred miles up, you can see an entire state. The human footprint fades and the blue, and turquoise waters around Florida draw you in. Here is where we will launch ourselves to the Moon during #Artemis, as we continue to explore the mysteries of our universe."

More ...



Orbital View Of Hurricane Lorenzo Heading Toward The Azores

Orbital View Of Hurricane Lorenzo Heading Toward The Azores

Hurricane Lorenzo was heading toward the Azores Islands when NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters with an image of the storm. Satellite imagery revealed the large extent of the storm.

More ...



Watching A Rocket Heading To Orbit - From Orbit

Watching A Rocket Heading To Orbit - From Orbit

Christina H Koch @Astro_Christina: What it looks like from @Space_Station when your best friend achieves her lifelong dream to go to space.

More ...



Orbital Night View Of The Nile River Delta

Orbital Night View Of The Nile River Delta

The International Space Station was flying 255 miles above the border between Sudan and Egypt near 1 a.m. local time when an Expedition 60 crewmember photographed this oblique view of the Nile River and its delta.

More ...



Hurricane Humberto Viewed From Orbit

Hurricane Humberto Viewed From Orbit

NASA's Terra Satellite provided a visible image of Hurricane Humberto when it was off the coast of the Carolinas and slowly moving north.

More ...



Hyperspectral Orbital Image Of Baja California

Hyperspectral Orbital Image Of Baja California

This Copernicus Sentinel-1 image takes us just south of the US border, to the region of Baja California in northwest Mexico. Its capital city, Mexicali, is visible top left of the image.

More ...



Hurricane Dorian Viewed Out The Space Station Window

Hurricane Dorian Viewed Out The Space Station Window

Expedition 60 flight engineer Christina Koch of NASA captured this image of Hurricane Dorian from the International Space Station on Sept. 2, 2019 as the storm churned over the northwestern Bahamas.

More ...



Hurricane Dorian's Eye Seen from the International Space Station

Hurricane Dorian's Eye Seen from the International Space Station

Astronaut Nick Hague, aboard the International Space Station, posted this photograph of Hurricane Dorian to Twitter on Sept. 2, 2019. He added, "You can feel the power of the storm when you stare into its eye from above. Stay safe everyone!" Larger image

More ...



Orbital View Of Hurricane Dorian In The Tropical Atlantic

Orbital View Of Hurricane Dorian In The Tropical Atlantic

The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite 16 (GOES-16) acquired data for this composite image of Hurricane Dorian at 11 a.m. Atlantic Standard Time (15:00 Universal Time) on August 29, 2019.

More ...



More OnOrbit stories from October.