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OnOrbit: December 2019



The brightly lit capital city of Bucharest, Romania with a population of almost 1.9 million, is pictured from the International Space Station as it orbited 263 miles above the eastern European nation.


ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano, attached to the Canadarm2 robotic arm, carries the new thermal pump system that was installed on the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS).