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Italy At Night As Seen From Space

One of the Expedition 41 crew members aboard the International Space Station, flying 221 nautical miles above Earth, recorded this night view over southern Italy on Sept. 27, 2014.

The Milky Way As Seen From Orbit

This eye-catching panorama of the night sky and the Milky Way on Sept. 27. by One of the Expedition 41 crew members aboard the International Space Station.

Canadarm2 and Dextre

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

Halfway through Blue Dot mission

Halfway through his six-month Blue Dot mission, ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst is sharing the International Space Station with only two colleagues: Maxim Suraev and Reid Wiseman.

Inside Soyuz TMA-12M

NASA astronaut Steve Swanson (center), Expedition 40 commander; along with Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov (bottom) and Oleg Artemyev, both flight engineers, are pictured in the Soyuz TMA-12M capsule which will return them back to Earth after serving more than five months onboard the orbital outpost.

Soyuz Launched From Baikonur

Three crew members representing the United States and Russia are on their way to the International Space Station after launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 4:25 p.m. EDT Thursday, Sept. 25 (2:25 a.m. on Sept. 26 in Baikonur).

The SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft approaches the International Space Station on Sept. 23, 2014 for grapple and berthing.

Inside Columbus

An interior view of the Columbus laboratory of the International Space Station is featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 41 crew member aboard the station.

NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman captured this image of Florida to Louisiana just before dawn, taken from the International Space Station, and posted it to social media on Friday, Sept. 12.

The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) collaboration has today presented its latest results. These are based on the analysis of 41 billion particles detected with the space-based AMS detector aboard the International Space Station.

This timelapse video was made from images taken by ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst orbiting Earth on the International Space Station.

Saharan Sand Storm Seen From Orbit

Alexander Gerst ‏@Astro_Alex 50m A sand storm raging over the #Sahara desert. #BlueDot

NASA's ISS-RapidScat wind-watching scatterometer, which is scheduled to launch to the International Space Station no earlier than Sept. 19, will be the first science payload to be robotically assembled in space since the space station itself.

Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov (left, red stripes) and Oleg Artemyev, both Expedition 40 flight engineers, attired in Russian Orlan spacesuits, participate in a session of extravehicular activity (EVA).

Stunning Orbital Sunset

NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman tweeted this photo from the International Space Station on Tuesday morning, Sept. 2, 2014. "My favorite views from #space - just past #sunrise over the ocean," the Expedition 40 astronaut tweeted.

Video: Preparing ATV-5 Georges Lemaitre

This time-lapse video shows the ATV-5 Georges Lemaitre loading process and its integration on the Ariane 5 launcher before its transfer and launch to the International Space Station from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana on 29 July 2014.

Watching Cygnus Re-enter From Orbit

One of the Expedition 40 crew members aboard the International Space Station recorded this image of the Orbital Sciences Corporation's Cygnus cargo carrier spacecraft breaking up in Earth's atmosphere.

Deploying Cubesats From the ISS

In the grasp of the Japanese robotic arm, the CubeSat deployer releases a pair of NanoRacks CubeSat miniature satellites.

Italy As Seen From Orbit

One of the Expedition 40 crew members aboard the International Space Station, flying 225 nautical miles above Earth, recorded this image over southern Italy on Aug. 13, 2014.

One of the Expedition 40 crew members aboard the International Space Station photographed this nighttime image showing city lights in at least half a dozen southern states from some 225 miles above the home planet.

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