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Dr. Oscar Monje, a research scientist, packs a growing substrate called arcillite in the science carrier, or base, of the Advanced Plant Habitat (APH) inside a laboratory at the Space Station Processing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Keeping Liquids Off the Wall in Space

On Earth, liquid flows downhill thanks to gravity. Creating an effective liquid fuel tank involves little more than putting a hole at the bottom of a container.

Thomas Pesquet: A veil of clouds creeps ominously over a snowy plain. Not a poem for Sunday, but a common sight over Earth!

This is what a spacewalk is: 400km of void under your feet.

Looking Out Of Kibo's Airlock

Thomas Pesquet: From inside the International Space Station looking out: the Kibo airlock. Like standing on the highest diving board looking at a swimming pool 400 km down ...

Orbital Dinner Table

A view of our dinner table. Very roomy, as people can also float above! Other than the wall color, I couldn't have picked a nicer kitchen

Europe At Night As Seen From Orbit

A nighttime view of Western Europe is captured by crew members aboard the International Space Station.

Orbital Sunrise With Solar Array

Astronaut Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency captured this photograph from the International Space Station on Nov. 25, 2016, and shared it on social media.

A Thanksgiving Meal In Space

NASA astronaut Michael Hopkins, Expedition 38 flight engineer, poses for a photo with his Thanksgiving meal in the Unity node of the International Space Station in 2013.

Just five months into its two-year demonstration mission on the International Space Station, the first human-rated expandable habitat in low-Earth orbit is already returning valuable information about expandable technology performance and operations in space.

Flying over the Philippine Sea, an astronaut looked toward the horizon from the International Space Station and shot this photograph of three-dimensional clouds, the thin blue envelope of the atmosphere, and the blackness of space.

Now available is the October 19, 2016 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speakers was Steve Robinson (UC Santa Cruz) who discussed "An ISS Space Ambulance Based on X-37B Technology."

When you need tools or parts for something you're working on around the house, you head to the nearest hardware store.

The undocked Russian Progress 62 spacecraft approaches the International Space Station for redocking during a test of the upgraded tele-robotically operated rendezvous system, or the TORU manual docking system.

Bright Sun Over Earth

Sometimes Science joins with Art when the images are so meaningful that the crew pauses to reflect on our Earths beauty.

A New Day Dawns As Seen From Orbit

A new day dawns for the crew of Expedition 48 on board the International Space Station on June 19, 2016.

Space Station View of the Full Moon

Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams of NASA took this photograph on June 21, 2016, from the International Space Station.

Tim Peake: Watching the Milky Way rising over the horizon Credits: ESA/NASA Larger image

Inside An Inflatable Space Module

The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module's (BEAM) hatch was opened up for the first time today.

Stunning Orbital Sunset

Members of the International Space Station Expedition 47 crew took in the beauty of our planet on Mar. 3, 2016 as dusk falls over the oceans.

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