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Another Visitor for Comet 67P

A number of Rosetta images of comet 67P were released today. One in particular was dramatic and included a scale bar. We began to wonder what it would be like if something familiar were to visit.

Sam Cristoforetti @AstroSamantha Shades of blue in the #Himalaya. Sfumature di blu nell'Himalaya. #ColorsOfTheEarth

Sam Cristoforetti @AstroSamantha And a look from above into the eye of the cyclone! E uno sguardo dall'alto nell'occhio del ciclone. #Bansi

Sam Cristoforetti ‏@AstroSamantha Flying over the Himalaya and looking down onto #Katmandu valley. Impressive view! #HelloEarth

Soyuz TMA-15M and Progress 57 are shown attached to the International Space Station in January 2015.

Hanging Out in The Space Station Cupola

US Astronaut Barry Wilmore, Commander of Expedition 42 aboard the International Space Station (ISS) looks out of the Cupola viewing station taking in the sights of the blue orb of Earth while on a break from science and maintenance duties.

View From Orbit: New Caledonia Sparkles

@OlegMKS: Новая Каледония #МКС (New Caledonia #ISS) #BlueDot Larger image

Full Moon Viewed From The Space Station

This image shows a full moon as viewed from the International Space Station (ISS) on 3 January 2015.

Inside the Space Station's Cupola

An interior view from the International Space Station's (ISS) Cupola module. The large bay windows allowing the Expedition 42 crew to see outside.

Expedition 42 Commander US Astronaut Barry Wilmore and European Space Agency Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti are in the International Space Station CUPOLA using the Canadarm2 robotic arm to grapple the SpaceX Dragon ship on Jan. 12 2015.

This photo was taken by the Expedition 12 crew aboard the International Space Station on 31 March 2006. It shows smoke from fires along the Himalayan Front Range in Nepal.

Sam Cristoforetti @AstroSamantha Winter looks for the Uvs Nuur Basin in #Mongolia, a precious steppe and mountain ecosystem. #UNESCO #WorldHeritage

@AstroSamantha: Hello #Netherlands and Rotterdam, where the waters of the Rhein flow into the North Sea.

The English Channel As Seen From Orbit

Sam Cristoforetti @AstroSamantha Smooth sailing along the English channel / La Manche.(IT) Il Canale della Manica. #HelloEarth

In a milestone for space robotics, the International Space Station has hosted the first full run of ESA's experiment with a force-reflecting joystick.

This photo was taken by the Expedition 25 crew aboard the International Space Station on 4 November 2011. Pictured behind the station's solar panel are the Himalayas including the Tibetan plains, the Ganges Plain, and Lake Paiku.

The Alps As Seen From Space

Expedition 42 Flight Engineer Samantha Cristoforetti took this photograph of the Alps from the International Space Station, and posted it on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014.

@NASA_Astronauts: "Where is #Everest?" #AstroButch Location marked on pics 1&2. For 3rd, look in lower center under the double cloud. Larger image. More images below.

Mars-like View From Earth Orbit

It just looks like we are flying over Mars when over the #sahara Terry W. Virts ‏@AstroTerry

US Astronaut Terry Virts aboard the International Space Station caught this stunning image of the Red Sea and East Africa at dusk 8 December 2014.

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