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The Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission takes us over the Mackenzie River, a major river system in the Canadian boreal forest.

Earth from Space: Vancouver, Canada

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over Vancouver - the third largest city in Canada.

Portions of the Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick separated by the Bay of Fundy are pictured as the International Space Station orbited 257 miles above the North American continent.

The Siberian area of Russia is experiencing a huge wave of wildfires in their taiga forests. Hot, dry weather complicates the outlook for getting these fires under control.

Looking At Kibo In Orbit

Kibo was pictured as the International Space Station orbited over the southern Pacific Ocean east of New Zealand.

Earth from Space: Reindeer Island, Canada

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over part of Lake Winnipeg in the Canadian province of Manitoba, with Reindeer Island visible in the lower-right part of the image.

Astronaut Paolo Nespoli checks out a science freezer inside Japan's Kibo laboratory module.

Earth from Space: Alert, Canada

This Sentinel-1 radar composite image takes us to the northeastern tip of Ellesmere Island (lower-left), where the Nares Strait opens up into the Lincoln Sea in the Canadian Arctic.

Wildfires have been raging in Canada's Alberta province for nearly three weeks, causing widespread destruction and forcing thousands of people from their homes. As the blaze grows and shifts, satellites are tracking its movement.

Tim Peake: Thoughts are with all those affected by the fires - Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada Credits: ESA/NASA Larger image

The Fort McMurray wildfire in Alberta, Canada, continues to burn and the smoke and heat from the intense fires are detectable by satellite.

Canadian Aurora Seen From Above

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted this aurora image over Canada on Jan. 21, 2016 with the message: ""O Canada! Beneath thy shining skies. You were beautiful this morning! #YearInSpace"

Snow blankets much of this eastern part of Canada's Saskatchewan province, in this 28 November 2015 image taken by ESA's technology-testing Proba-V minisatellite.

This false-colour image featuring the Manicouagan Crater was captured by the Sentinel-1A satellite on 21 March. Carved out by an asteroid strike some 214 million years ago, this crater in Quebec, Canada is known to be one of the oldest and largest impact craters on the planet. Experts believe that glaciers have since played a large part in its erosion.

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) are pleased to announce the United Nations/Japan Cooperation Programme on CubeSat Deployment from the International Space Station (ISS) Japanese Experiment Module (Kibo) "KiboCUBE".

Canadarm2 and Dextre

The International Space Station's Canadarm2 and Dextre, also known as the Special Purpose Dextrous Manipulator (SPDM)

This Landsat image from 9 September 2010 features the Clearwater Lakes in Canada's Quebec province. Located to the east of the Hudson Bay, what appears to be two separate lakes is actually a single body of water that fills two depressions. The depressions were created by two meteorite impacts, believed to have hit Earth simultaneously up to 290 million years ago.

Space shuttle Endeavour and its seven-member crew launched at 6:03 p.m. EDT Wednesday from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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