View From Orbit: Typhoon Kilo, Tropical Storm Ignacio, Hurricane Jimena

View From Orbit: Typhoon Kilo, Tropical Storm Ignacio, Hurricane Jimena

This image was taken by the JMA Himawari satellite at 1840Z on September 2, 2015.

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An Orbital Sunset

An Orbital Sunset

Earth's thin atmosphere stands out against the blackness of space in this photo shared on Aug. 31, 2015, by NASA astronaut Scott Kelly on board the International Space Station.

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Robotic Arm Grabs Robotic Cargo Spacecraft

Robotic Arm Grabs Robotic Cargo Spacecraft

Japan's Kounotori 5 H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV-5) is seen grappled by the International Space Station's robotic arm, Canadarm2.

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Sun Glints Off Of Arriving Space Cargo Vehicle

Sun Glints Off Of Arriving Space Cargo Vehicle

Japan's Kounotori 5 H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV-5) is seen during final approach towards the International Space Station.

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Orbital View As Typhoon Goni Heads For Japan

Orbital View As Typhoon Goni Heads For Japan

NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Typhoon Goni after it moved out of the East China Sea and north into the Sea of Japan.

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Hurricane Danny Seen From Space

Hurricane Danny Seen From Space

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station captured an image of Hurricane Danny moving through the Central Atlantic Ocean.

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The Nile - At Night - As Seen From Orbit

The Nile - At Night - As Seen From Orbit

The Nile river in Africa sparkles in this night observation taken by NASA astronaut Scott Kelly on July 27, 2015.

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Tropical Cyclones Goni and Atsani As Seen From Orbit

Tropical Cyclones Goni and Atsani As Seen From Orbit

Composite image of Tropical Cyclones Goni and Atsani (formerly Tropical Depressions 16 and 17 respectively) from 09:00 UTC on Monday 17 August 2015.

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Artistic Look at the Himalayas From Orbit

Artistic Look at the Himalayas From Orbit

@StationCDRKelly #Himalayas in #EarthArt form look a bit like funnel cake. #YearInSpace

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Typhoon Soudelor Seen From Orbit

Typhoon Soudelor Seen From Orbit

Typhoon Soudelor photographed from the International Space Station on Aug. 5, 2015 while the storm was traveling in the western Pacific.

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