Orbital View: Earth's Atmospheric Glow And The Milky Way

Orbital View: Earth's Atmospheric Glow And The Milky Way

The International Space Station was orbiting about 256 miles above South Australia when a camera on board the orbital complex captured this celestial view of Earth's atmospheric glow and the Milky Way.

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Eye of Hurricane Michael Seen From Orbit

Eye of Hurricane Michael Seen From Orbit

A view of the eye of Hurricane Michael taken on Oct. 10, 2018 from the International Space Station currently orbiting Earth.

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Aqua Satellite Sees Hurricane Michael Strengthening From Space

Aqua Satellite Sees Hurricane Michael Strengthening From Space

Hurricane Michael continued strengthening while moving north-northwestward over the southeastern Gulf of Mexico as NASA's Aqua satellite provided infrared and visible imagery of the storm.

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Orbital View Of Mt. Everest / Chomolungma / Sagarmatha

Orbital View Of Mt. Everest / Chomolungma / Sagarmatha

Mt. Everest, Chomolungma (ཇོ་མོ་གླང་མ) or Sagarmatha (सगरमाथा), seen from the International Space Station.

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Typhoon Trami As Seen From Orbit

Typhoon Trami As Seen From Orbit

Composite image of category 5 super-Typhoon Trami, approaching Japan, from 06:00 UTC on Wednesday, 25 September 2018.

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Japan's H-II Transfer Vehicle-7 after it was captured by the Canadarm2

Japan's H-II Transfer Vehicle-7 after it was captured by the Canadarm2

The H-II Transfer Vehicle-7 (HTV-7) from JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) is pictured after it was captured by the Canadarm2 operated by Expedition 56 Commander Drew Feustel as Flight Engineer Serena Auñón-Chancellor backed him up inside the cupola.

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Hurricane Florence Making Landfall As Seen From Orbit

Hurricane Florence Making Landfall As Seen From Orbit

Hurricane Florence is pictured from the International Space Station as a category 1 storm as it was making landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina.

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Mt. Everest - Chomolungma - Sagarmatha - As Seen From Orbit

Mt. Everest - Chomolungma - Sagarmatha - As Seen From Orbit

Oleg Artemyev @OlegMKS #Эверест -- высочайшая вершина Земли. Главная северная вершина горы расположена в пределах китайской территории, ее высота 8848 м над уровнем моря. Mount #Everest is the Earth's highest mountain, with a peak at 8848 metres above sea level.

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High Definition Video of Hurricane Florence From ISS

High Definition Video of Hurricane Florence From ISS

High definition cameras outside the International Space Station captured new views of a somewhat weakened Hurricane Florence at 6:56 a.m. EDT Sept. 13 as it neared the U.S. Eastern seaboard.

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Staring Into The Eye Of A Hurricane From Orbit

Staring Into The Eye Of A Hurricane From Orbit

"Ever stared down the gaping eye of a category 4 hurricane? It's chilling, even from space," says European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst aka @Astro_Alex

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