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The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) are pleased to announce the United Nations/Japan Cooperation Programme on CubeSat Deployment from the International Space Station (ISS) Japanese Experiment Module (Kibo) "KiboCUBE".

Putting a round peg in a round hole is not hard for someone standing next to it. But ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen did this while orbiting 400 km up aboard the International Space Station, remotely operating a rover and its robotic arm on the ground.

Lighting Strike Captured From Orbit

As if the Milky Way in this photo wasn't enough, Astronaut Kjell Lindgren captured a lightning strike from space so bright that it lights up the space station's solar panels.

Flutter, slither, swim or crawl your way over to this month's International Space Station look at biological research.

An Orbital Sunset

Earth's thin atmosphere stands out against the blackness of space in this photo shared on Aug. 31, 2015, by NASA astronaut Scott Kelly on board the International Space Station.

Japan's Kounotori 5 H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV-5) is seen grappled by the International Space Station's robotic arm, Canadarm2.

Scientists are tapping into photographs taken by astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) to reliably measure the amount of light pollution worldwide.

Typhoon Soudelor Seen From Orbit

Typhoon Soudelor photographed from the International Space Station on Aug. 5, 2015 while the storm was traveling in the western Pacific.

Space Station Lunar Transit

The International Space Station, with a crew of six onboard, is seen in silhouette as it transits the moon at roughly five miles per second, Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, Woodford, VA.

In October 2014 NASA delivered high-definition, 3-D footage of astronauts living and working on the International Space Station to the Internet, posting video of astronauts exploring water tension in microgravity

This ISS photo highlights one of the most active volcanic regions on Earth: the Kamchatka Peninsula in far eastern Russia.

The Soyuz TMA-17M launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station at 5:02 p.m. EDT (3:02 a.m. on July 23 Baikonur time)

This image of the Moon was taken by amateur photographer Dylan O'Donnell as the International Space Station passed by at 28 800 km/h.

Old Glory On Orbit

International Space Station June 14, 2015 the crew of Expedition 44 prepare to observe Flag Day in the USA in the Cupola, the 360 degree observation point.

Progress 60 Reaches Orbit

Carrying more than 6,100 pounds of food, fuel, and supplies for the International Space Station crew, the unpiloted ISS Progress 60 cargo craft launched at 12:55 a.m. EDT (10:55 p.m. local time in Baikonur) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Expedition 43 Crew Returns to Earth

Three crew members of the International Space Station (ISS) returned to Earth Thursday after a 199-day mission

Samantha Cristoforetti: The elegant beauty of our solar panels. Still fascinated by the elegant beauty of our solar panels. #OurOutpostInSpace

View From the JEM Window

Samantha Cristoforetti: Many spare units are stored on those two platforms attached to the truss.

Turkey As Seen From Orbit

Samantha Cristoforetti: Turkey: A beautiful pass over the Western part of the country.

Salar of Atacama As Seen From Orbit

@AstroSamantha: Hallo #Chile! Look at those snow-capped volcano tops "casually dropped" to contour the Salar of Atacama

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