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NASA and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) are announcing the final winner of a global photography competition highlighting how the vantage point of space helps us better understand our home planet and provide benefits to humanity.

Bermuda Viewed From Orbit

Bermuda as photographed by Astronaut Tim Peake aboard the International Space Station.

There are flowers blooming in orbit and they echo back to a cinematic precursor filmed 44 years ago.

Chuck Spern removes a base tray containing zinnias from a controlled environment chamber in the Space Station Processing Facility at Kennedy Space Center.

@astro_timpeake A copy of one of the oldest maps in Britain, now exploring the newest frontier here in space #mappamundi

Expedition 46 flight engineer Tim Peake of ESA captured this photo on Jan. 29, 2016 from the International Space Station, as the robotic arm in Japan's Kibo laboratory successfully deployed two combined satellites from Texas universities.

Washington DC Viewed From Orbit

@StationCDRKelly Had a great view of #WashingtonDC yesterday morning! #YearInSpace

Have you got what it takes to help NASA design a free-flying robot for the International Space Station?

European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Tim Peake (@astro_timpeake) shared this photo taken aboard the International Space Station on Jan. 11, 2015, during preparations for a spacewalk, or extra-vehicular activity (EVA).

Just when you think you've seen it all, our eyes look to be victims of a low-gravity environments, too.

ESA astronaut Tim Peake (@astro_timpeake) took this photograph over the west coast of Canada from the International Space Station on Dec. 31, 2015

The Alps in Winter As Seen From Orbit

ESA astronaut and Expedition 46 Flight Engineer Tim Peake (@astro_timpeake) photographed the Alps from his vantage point aboard the International Space Station on Dec. 27, 2015.

Sunset On The Space Station's Back Porch

Scott Kelly @StationCDRKelly Day 265. Soon will I rest. Earned it I have. Twilight is upon me.~#Yoda #GoodNight from @space_station! #YearInSpace

Green Sunset In Orbit

Scott Kelly @StationCDRKelly No lines for #StarWars but we do have to wait for it to get to @Space_Station Soon. Patience we must have, padawans!

Hatches between the International Space Station and an arriving Soyuz spacecraft opened at 2:58 p.m. EST Tuesday, signaling the arrival of three new crew members, including NASA astronaut Tim Kopra.

Blue Mountains Seen From Orbit

Scott Kelly @StationCDRKelly Love how sunset turns the mountains blue. #YearInSpace

Space Station Crew Returns to Earth

Expedition 45 Flight Engineer Kjell Lindgren of NASA is among three crew members who returned to Earth Friday after a 141-day mission aboard the International Space Station, landing in Kazakhstan at approximately 8:12 a.m. EST (7:12 p.m. Kazakhstan time).

The Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo ship was bolted into place on the International Space Station's Earth-facing port of the Unity module at 9:26 a.m. EST.

Cygnus Launch Seen From Orbit

New hardware that will support dozens of NASA investigations and other science experiments from around the world is among the more than 7,000 pounds of cargo on the way to the International Space Station aboard Orbital ATK's Cygnus spacecraft

A Look Inside the S.S. Deke Slayton II

In the Kennedy Space Center's Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility, engineers closed the hatch on the Orbital ATK CRS-4 spacecraft.

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