OnOrbit: January 2019

The SpaceX Dragon cargo craft begins its departure from the International Space Station moments after being released from the grips of the Canadarm2 robotic arm.

It looks like something out of a science fiction movie but it's reality. SpaceX has released a series of images for its upcoming, and first, Crew Dragon spacecraft mission as it was moved to the launchpad.

An Expedition 57 crew member photographed the desert coast of Mauritania on the Atlantic Ocean near the border with Western Sahara on the African continent.