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OnOrbit: March 2020



The northeast coast of Somalia is pictured as the International Space Station orbited above the Gulf of Aden.


Moscow, Russia is pictured from the International Space Station as it orbited 263 miles above eastern Europe.


Lake Rukwa in Tanzania is pictured from the International Space Station as it orbited above the Africa continent.


The city lights of Mumbai to Goa (from bottom left to center right) highlight India's coast on the Arabian Sea as the International Space Station orbited 261 miles above.


The Shebelle River in Ethiopia us pictured as the International Space Station orbited 258 miles above the African continent.


The Dead Sea was pictured from the International Space Station as it orbited 263 miles above the Middle East.


The coasts of India and Bangladesh, pictured from the International Space Station from an altitude of 263 miles, meet at the Bay of Bengal.


The well-lit New York/New Jersey metropolitan area is viewed during the early morning hours as the International Space Station orbited 263 miles above the northeastern United States.


Mount Rainier is viewed from the International Space Station as it orbited 266 miles above Washington state.


The amber hue hovering just above the Earth's limb is the atmospheric glow with the Milky Way's stars sparkling in the background.


This image taken from the International Space Station as it orbited 263 miles above Sudan shows the Nile River winding northward next to the Red Sea toward the Mediterranean Sea.


The SpaceX Dragon resupply ship is pictured approaching the International Space Station as both spacecraft were soaring 267 miles above the African nation of Namibia


The Mississippi River runs through New Orleans and into the Gulf of Mexico on the southeast coast of Louisiana.


The Florida peninsula is pictured looking northward as the International Space Station orbited 263 miles above the Caribbean Sea.


The near-circular massifs of the Aïr Mountains within the Sahara Desert were pictured from the International Space Station as it orbited 263 miles above Niger


This oblique view of the eastern United States highlights the coasts (bottom left to top right) of New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina. The International Space Station was orbiting 265 miles above Canada when this photograph was taken by an Expedition 62 crewmember.