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OnOrbit: June 2019



The Nile River, Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea are contrasted by the desert nations of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Israel and Jordan as the International Space Station orbits 254 miles above Africa.


Boston, Massachusetts, Logan International Airport and Massachusetts Bay figure prominently in this photograph taken 255 miles above the Atlantic Ocean from the International Space Station.


The International Space Station was orbiting 269 miles above the Indian Ocean southwest of Australia when this nighttime photograph was taken of the aurora australis, or "southern lights."


The Namib Desert on the Atlantic Coast of Namibia is photographed from an altitude of 259 miles as the International Space Station orbited off the coast of the southwestern Africa nation.


The International Space Station was flying into an orbital sunset 259 miles above the Pacific Ocean passing 650 miles off the coast of San Francisco, California.


NASA astronaut Nick Hague assembles and installs the Water Storage System inside the U.S. Destiny laboratory module.


The SpaceX Dragon cargo craft on its 17th contracted mission to resupply mission to the International Space Station is pictured moments before being released from the Canadarm2 robotic arm.