@astro_timpeake A copy of one of the oldest maps in Britain, now exploring the newest frontier here in space #mappamundi
"A valley in Africa. Magnificent. The #StoryOfWater." - Kjell Lindgren
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite captured this image of cloud streets and sea ice in the Sea of Okhotsk on Feb. 8, 2016.
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly captured this beige desert image as the International Space Station passed over Africa.
In orbit around the Earth on board the International Space Station NASA astronaut Scott Kelly captured this blue water image in his "Earth Art" series and tweeted it out with this message: " A splash of #EarthArt over the #Bahamas! #YearInSpace ".
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted this aurora image over Canada on Jan. 21, 2016 with the message: ""O Canada! Beneath thy shining skies. You were beautiful this morning! #YearInSpace"
Astronaut Edgar D. Mitchell died yesterday. Coincidentally, on 5 Feb. 1971, Mitchell, lunar module pilot for the Apollo 14 lunar landing mission, stands by the deployed U.S. flag on the lunar surface during the early moments of the first extravehicular activity of the mission.
Expedition 46 flight engineer Tim Peake of ESA captured this photo on Jan. 29, 2016 from the International Space Station, as the robotic arm in Japan's Kibo laboratory successfully deployed two combined satellites from Texas universities.
@StationCDRKelly Had a great view of #WashingtonDC yesterday morning! #YearInSpace
As part of NASA's Day of Remembrance on the 30th anniversary of the Challenger accident, Thursday, January 28, 2016, at Arlington National Cemetery.