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OnOrbit: January 2021



The SpaceX Crew Dragon spaceship, with its two lit crew windows, is pictured docked to the Harmony module's international docking adapter as the International Space Station orbited 264 miles above the North Atlantic off the coast of Ireland.


This night time shot of of Tokyo, Yokohama, and the numerous municipalities surrounding Tokyo Bay, was taken from the International Space Station as it orbited 262 miles above the Sea of Japan.


The Amazon River is pictured from the International Space Station as it orbited 260 miles above Brazil in South America.


Redwood National and State Parks are pictured on the northern California coast as the International Space Station orbited 262 miles above the Pacific Ocean.


This view from one of seven windows on the cupola shows an orbital sunrise as the International Space Station orbited 260 miles above the Pacific Ocean.


Mauna Loa, the world's largest active volcano, on the island of Hawaii is pictured from the International Space Station as it orbited 260 miles above the Pacific Ocean


This night time photograph of New York City, and the surrounding New York/New Jersey metropolitan area, was taken from the International Space Station as it orbited 263 miles above Pennsylvania.


Paris, France, the "City of Light," with the Seine River flowing through the middle, is pictured as the International Space Station orbited 263 miles above.