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Biologists around the world routinely perform gene expression analysis to better understand living systems.

Tim Peake: Weather's picking up over Europe at last...still a few weeks left for some pics! Larger image

BEAM Attached to ISS

Following extraction from Dragon, the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) was installed to the International Space Station at 5:36 a.m. EDT on Saturday.

Tim Peake: I love this picture taken just before sunset - looks more like a movie scene than planet Earth Larger image

On 12 April 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the first person to orbit Earth in his Vostok spacecraft that launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, now in Kazakhstan.

Tim Peake: I was looking for Antarctica - hard to spot from our orbit. Settled for a moonset instead.

On Saturday a Cygnus cargo vehicle arrived at the International Space Station. On board: a variety of experiments. Some of the experiments made it to the ISS via CASIS - a non-profit organization that relies on NASA for 99.9%+ of its income.

The remotely controlled Sally Ride EarthKAM aboard the International Space Station snapped this striking photograph during a flyover of South Africa on Feb. 9, 2016.

Glass Bottom Spaceship

Astronaut Scott Kelly posted this photo taken from the International Space Station over the Bahamas on Dec. 26, 2015.

Astronaut Tim Peake: "Farewell Expedition 46 an honour and a privilege to serve with such great crewmates #safereturn"

Last Sunrise From a Year in Space

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly shared a series of sunrise photographs with his social media followers on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, as he prepared to depart the International Space Station and return to Earth aboard a Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft.

A Morning View of the Himalayas From Orbit

Tim Peake ‏@astro_timpeake Stunning pass over the Himalayas this morning #Principia Larger image

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

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