Three small satellites are featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 33 crew member on the International Space Station (ISS). A portion of the station’s solar array panels and a blue and white part of Earth provide the backdrop for the scene. Image credit: NASA/ISS033
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
This image of the Mustang Complex wildland fires in Idaho, was captured by one of the Expedition 33 crew members aboard the International Space Station, from an altitude of approximately 260 statute miles. Close to 300,000 acres have been burned by the Mustang fires. Larger image Image credit: NASA
This photo of New York City (and other parts of New York as well) was taken the morning of September 11, 2001. Visible from International Space Station, a smoke plume rises from the Manhattan area after two planes crashed into the towers of the World Trade Center. Image credit: NASA
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
A new Aquatic Habitat, or AQH, aboard the International Space Station, sponsored by the Japanese Space Agency, or JAXA. Scientists will use this unique facility to study how microgravity impacts marine life.
Bright Venus and Jupiter still rise together before dawn. The peaceful waters by a small lakeside house near Stuttgart, Germany reflect their graceful arcing trails in this composited series of exposures, recorded on the morning of July 26. Image credit: Stefan Seip (TWAN)