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OnOrbit: September 2018



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.


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


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.


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.


"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


Astronaut Rickey Arnold sees Hurricane Florence from the ISS.


Cosmonauts Oleg Artemyev and Sergey Prokopyev practice using the TORU, or telerobotically-operated rendezvous system, inside the Zvezda service module.