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Thomas Pesquet: Unbelievable desert art. As often in Africa, the landscapes are so huge and diverse I'm not quite sure what I'm looking at when I take a picture

An African Desert Viewed From Space

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly captured this beige desert image as the International Space Station passed over Africa.

This spectacular image captured by Sentinel-2A on 13 July features Lake Amadeus, in Australia's Northern Territory.

North African Desert Seen From Space

This huge Desert in northern Africa is an image tweeted by NASA astronaut Terry Virts on Feb. 11, 2015 from the International Space Station

Desert Trial for ESA Mars Rover

Next week will see ESA's most ambitious planetary rover test yet. Robotic exploration of a Mars-like desert in South America will be overseen from the UK, providing experience for future missions to the Red Planet.

In northwest Australia, the Great Sandy Desert holds great geological interest as a zone of active sand dune movement. While a variety of dune forms appear across the region, this astronaut photograph features numerous linear dunes (about 25 meters high) separated in a roughly regular fashion (0.5 to 1.5 kilometers apart).

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