A striking view of Pavlof Volcano photographed by astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS), on May 18, 2013. The oblique perspective from the ISS reveals the three-dimensional structure of the ash plume, which is often obscured by the top-down view of most remote sensing satellites. Image © NASA
Time Lapse – Earth, the beauty of our planet! All the sequences were taken by the astronauts on board the International Space Station (ISS). All footage has been color graded, denoised, deflickered, slowed down and stabilized by Bruce W. Berry Jr. “Thanks guys for making this available to the public for use!”
CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield performed a simple science experiment on Space Station, designed by grade 10 Lockview High School students Kendra Lemke and Meredith Faulkner. The students from Fall River, Nova Scotia won a national science contest held by the Canadian Space Agency with their experiment on surface tension in space using a wet washcloth. Watch the video…
The Great Sandy Desert in northwest Australia, holds great geological interest as a zone of active sand dune movement. While a variety of dune forms appear across the region, this astronaut photograph features many linear dunes (about 25 meters high) separated in a roughly regular fashion (0.5 to 1.5 kilometers apart).