A Snowy New England Viewed From Orbit

A Snowy New England Viewed From Orbit

A bright, wintery scene greeted NASA's Aqua satellite as it passed over parts of New England on a sunny day in mid-February 2020.

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The Strait of Gibraltar As Seen From Orbit

The Strait of Gibraltar As Seen From Orbit

The Strait of Gibraltar connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Mediterranean Sea and separates Spain on the European continent from Morocco on the African continent.

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Soyuz MS-13 Floats Back To Earth

Soyuz MS-13 Floats Back To Earth

The Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft is seen as it lands in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan.

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Christina Koch, Jessica Meir and Andrew Morgan Gaze Out From The Cupola

Christina Koch, Jessica Meir and Andrew Morgan Gaze Out From The Cupola

NASA astronauts (from left) Christina Koch, Jessica Meir and Andrew Morgan peer through the International Space Station's "window to the world," the cupola.

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Cygnus Cargo Droid Prepares To Depart The ISS

Cygnus Cargo Droid Prepares To Depart The ISS

The Cygnus space freighter from Northrop Grumman is pictured in the grips of the Canadarm2 robotic arm before its release as the International Space Station orbited above west Africa.

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Orbital View Of An Auroral Display

Orbital View Of An Auroral Display

An aurora blankets the Earth beneath a celestial night sky as the International Space Station orbited 261 miles above the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of North America.

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The First Rays Of An Orbital Sunrise

The First Rays Of An Orbital Sunrise

The first rays of an orbital sunrise shine illuminates the Earth's limb and highlights the atmosphere as the International Space Station orbits 259 miles above the central United States.

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Space Selfie by Jessica Meir

Space Selfie by Jessica Meir

NASA astronaut Jessica Meir takes an out-of-this-world "space-selfie" during a spacewalk she conducted with NASA astronaut Christina Koch (out of frame) to install new lithium-ion batteries that store and distribute power collected from solar arrays on the station's Port-6 truss structure.

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New York City Seen From Orbit At Night

New York City Seen From Orbit At Night

The bright city lights of Long Island, New York City and the New Jersey area contrast the dark waters of Sandy Hook Bay, the Upper and Lower Bays, the Hudson and East Rivers and Long Island Sound, that surround the major metropolitan area of the northeastern United States.

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A Waxing Crescent Moon As Seen In Orbit

A Waxing Crescent Moon As Seen In Orbit

A waxing crescent Moon is pictured as the International Space Station orbited 260 miles above the north African country of Algeria.

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