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OnOrbit: October 2018



Technicians begin a black light inspection of the Northrop Grumman Pegasus XL rocket inside Building 1555 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, on Aug. 22, 2018.


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.


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


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.


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


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