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OnOrbit: May 2019



The sun's first rays peek above Earth's limb highlighting the thin blue atmosphere during an orbital sunrise as the International Space Station orbited 255 miles above Indonesia.


The SpaceX Dragon cargo craft approaches the International Space Station 256 miles above Morocco.


The aurora australis swirls above the Indian Ocean south of Australia as the International Space Station orbited 265 miles over Earth.


NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites have been providing infrared, microwave and visible imagery of Tropical Cyclone Fani as it continued to move northward along the eastern coast of India.