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Progress 60 Reaches Orbit

Carrying more than 6,100 pounds of food, fuel, and supplies for the International Space Station crew, the unpiloted ISS Progress 60 cargo craft launched at 12:55 a.m. EDT (10:55 p.m. local time in Baikonur) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Expedition 43 Crew Returns to Earth

Three crew members of the International Space Station (ISS) returned to Earth Thursday after a 199-day mission

Samantha Cristoforetti: The elegant beauty of our solar panels. Still fascinated by the elegant beauty of our solar panels. #OurOutpostInSpace

View From the JEM Window

Samantha Cristoforetti: Many spare units are stored on those two platforms attached to the truss.

Turkey As Seen From Orbit

Samantha Cristoforetti: Turkey: A beautiful pass over the Western part of the country.

Salar of Atacama As Seen From Orbit

@AstroSamantha: Hallo #Chile! Look at those snow-capped volcano tops "casually dropped" to contour the Salar of Atacama

NASA astronaut Terry Virts who is the Commander of Expedition 43 on the International Space Station tweeted this Earth Observation on May 13, 2015

The Earth view from the cupola onboard the International Space Station.

Great Lakes As Seen From Orbit

This image of the American upper Midwest and parts of Canada was captured by NASA astronaut Terry Virts on the International Space Station on May 2, 2015.

This abstract picture taken from the International Space Station shows fishing boats illuminating the sea to attract fish into their nets.

A view of the food table located in the Russian Zvezda service module on the International Space Station taken by Expedition 43 Flight Engineer Scott Kelly.

This photograph was taken from the International Space Station as astronauts flew over the Himalaya range, near the China/India border.

Getting Ready for Another Dragon

The International Space Stations robotic arm, Canadarm2, is poised and ready to capture SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft following a training session on Apr. 7, 2015.

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station captured this image of a huge crater in Africa on Nov. 22, 2014.

Australia Viewed From Orbit

From the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly (stationcdrkelly on Instagram) took this photograph and posted it to social media on April 6, 2015.

Although it is arguable as to whether plants have all five human senses sight, scent, hearing, taste and touch they do have a unique sense of gravity, which is being tested in space.

Lake Chad As Seen From Orbit

This east-looking photograph, taken by astronauts from the International Space Station, shows the arid landscapes of the Sahara and the darker vegetation of the wetter, semi-arid woodland known as the Sahel.

In the northern part of the Earth this observation photo was taken from the International Space Station by members of the Expedition 43 crew on Mar. 23, 2015.

The Colors of Orbit

ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti took these images from the International Space Station during her six-month mission.

US Astronaut Terry Virts flight engineer of Expedition 42 on the International Space Station is in the multi windowed Cupola on Dec. 2, 2014 and has the rising sun in view while over Siberia.

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