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OnOrbit: November 2020



Expedition 64 Flight Engineer Kate Rubins of NASA shows off radish plants growing inside the Columbus laboratory module's Advanced Plant Habitat before collecting leaf samples for analysis.


Expedition 64 Commander Sergey Ryzhikov and Flight Engineer Sergey Kud-Sverchkov are seen during a spacewalk on the International Space Station's Zarya module.


This nighttime shot from the International Space Station shows Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, surrounded by the Nile, Blue Nile and White Nile Rivers.


The snow-capped peaks of the Andes Mountains in southern Chile, with General Carrera Lake at bottom left, are pictured from the International Space Station as it orbited above South America.


Glaciers are pictured in the Pamir Mountains as the International Space Station orbited above Tajikistan.


The Earth's limb, or horizon, is pictured as the International Space Station orbited above the north Pacific near Alaska's Aleutian Islands.


The International Space Station was orbiting above southern Colorado when an external high-definition camera photographed several snow-capped peaks along a portion of the Rocky Mountain range including Cottonwood Peak near the top left, to Blanca Peak and Mount Lindsey near the bottom right.


A portion of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of the Bahamas is pictured from the International Space Station.