Expedition 32

Pyramids at Giza from orbit

Pyramids at Giza from orbit

The Great Pyramids at Giza from the International Space Station, are the last of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and perhaps the most famous of the ancient monuments in the Nile River Delta of Egypt. They are also a favorite subject of photography from orbit—particularly when high-resolution imagery can be obtained.   Image was taken by the Expedition 32 crew/ISS – Digital Camera

The Italian Boot from ISS

The Italian Boot from ISS

Photographed by one of the Expedition 32 crew members aboard the International Space Station, this night time panorama of Italy and Greece on the right, from an altitude approximately 240 miles above the Mediterranean Sea on Aug. 18, 2012.   Image Credit: NASA

Sunita Williams on Spacewalk

Sunita Williams on Spacewalk

Expedition 32 flight engineer, NASA astronaut Sunita Williams, appears to touch the bright sun during the mission’s third session of extravehicular activity (EVA) on Sept. 5, 2012.   Image Credit: NASA

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A Strandplain on coastal Peru

A Strandplain on coastal Peru

This image by an Expedition 32 crew member on the International Space Station- ISS, features a strandplain on coastal Peru. Numerous subparallel lines (center) along the arid, difficult to see from the ground, but visible from orbit.   Image credit: NASA