May 16, 2011
An exhaust cloud forms around Launch Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida as space shuttle Endeavour soars into the sky on the STS-134 mission to the International Space Station.
May 14, 2011
The International Space Station, orbiting the Earth, passes in front of the full moon. Photo Bela Vingler
May 8, 2011
Eleuthera Island in the Bahamas is seen in a 2002 astronaut photograph taken from the International Space Station. Photograph courtesy NASA
May 7, 2011
The Space Shuttle Endeavour stands ready on Launch Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre, Florida.
May 6, 2011
NASA astronaut Cady Coleman, Expedition 27 flight engineer, poses with three Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) spacesuits in the Permanent Multipurpose Module (PMM) of the International Space Station.
May 6, 2011
This close-up view shows reflections in the visor of Russian cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka, Expedition 25 flight engineer, as he participates in a session of extravehicular activity (EVA) as construction and maintenance continue on the International Space Station.
April 27, 2011
Astronauts from the International Space Station (ISS) captured a crescent Moon floating far beyond the horizon. The captured above image is interesting because part of the Moon appears blue, and because part of the moon appears missing.
April 20, 2011
The municipality of Dubai is the largest city of the Persian Gulf emirate of the same name, and has built a global reputation for large-scale developments and architectural works.
April 11, 2011
This image photographed by an Expedition 17 crew member on the International Space Station, was taken looking east as the station was flying approximately 100 kilometers off the Peruvian coast and shows Cordillera Huayhuash (pronounced Why-wash). Image credit NASA
April 9, 2011
From International Space Station (ISS) cupola window, astronauts have a field of view stretching as much as 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers).