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OnOrbit: May 2022



Timbuktu, Mali (16.7°N 1.5°W), 14 May 2022 As Viewed By Sentinel 2


Agadez Region, Niger (15.8°N 8.6°E), 12 May 2022


New Valley, Egypt (23.9°N 30.6°E), 18 May 2022


North Darfur State, Sudan (14.9°N 25.7°E), 21 Apr 2022


This image shows an orbital sunset above the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of South Africa as the space station passed 266 miles overhead.


San Pedró, Belize, forms the center of this photograph taken by an astronaut from the International Space Station (ISS).


The forward end of the SpaceX Dragon Freedom crew ship, with its nosecone open, is pictured docked to the Harmony module's space-facing port on the International Space Station.


The waning crescent Moon is pictured from the International Space Station as it flew into an orbital sunrise 260 miles above the Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of the United States.


The Space_Station's cupola and the laptop housed inside are crucial tools for the astronauts to capture imagery of Earth requested by scientists back on the ground.


NASA astronaut Jessica Watkins floats in the International Space Station's cupola, a viewing window from which Earth and celestial objects are visible.


The Earth's atmosphere above the Pacific Ocean is illuminated during the first moments of an orbital sunrise in this picture from the International Space Station as it orbited 261 miles above.


Houston, Texas (home of NASA's Johnson Space Center) and its surrounding suburbs are pictured from the International Space Station as it orbited 261 miles above the Lone Star State.


The silhouetted Soyuz MS-21 crew ship docked to the Prichal docking module is pictured as the International Space Station orbited 268 miles above the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Chile.


A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the company's Crew Dragon spacecraft is launched on NASA's SpaceX Crew-4 mission to the International Space Station


Living and working aboard the International Space Station has been a transformative experience and an extraordinary privilege.