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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.

Expedition 43 Flight Engineer Samantha Cristoforetti took a series of photographs of the March 20, 2015 solar eclipse from the International Space Station.

Air was pumped out of the International Space Station's air lock for the first time in the name of science last week.

From the International Space Station, European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti (@AstroSamantha) took this photograph of the island of Hawaii and posted it to social media on Feb. 28, 2015.

Sam Cristoforetti ‏@AstroSamantha Good night from #space. Buona notte dallo spazio.

In space Samantha Cristoforetti honors Leonard Nimoy/Spock by continuing the Vulcan science officer tradition on ISS. Imagery by Michael Okuda.

A Starfleet Tribute From Orbit

Sam Cristoforetti @AstroSamantha "Of all the souls I have encountered.. his was the most human." Thx @TheRealNimoy for bringing Spock to life for us.

Africa's Orange River As Seen From Orbit

Sam Cristoforetti @AstroSamantha Follow the Orange river into the ocean. It marks the border between #SouthAfrica and #Namibia. #HelloEarth

The Last ATV Reenters

ESA's fifth automated cargo ferry completed its mission to the International Space Station today when it reentered the atmosphere and burned up safely over an uninhabited area of the southern Pacific Ocean.

Looking Out At Earth's Horizon

Earth view taken by US Astronaut Terry Virts, Flight Engineer for Expedition 42 on the International Space Station Jan. 31, 2014.

NASA Astronauts @NASA_Astronauts "#Baltimore reaching toward #WashingtonDC. They look like #yellow #spiderwebs with #blue water droplets" #AstroButch

Seeing Enormous Cloud Shadows From Orbit

Terry W. Virts ‏@AstroTerry Feb 8 Enormous shadows cast hundreds of miles from these clouds

European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti took this photograph from the International Space Station and posted it to social media on Jan. 30, 2015.

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