June 26, 2012
This image was taken from the ISS as it passed over the Tibetan Plateau, on June 13, 2012, when polar mesospheric clouds were also visible to aircraft flying over Canada. Image credit: NASA, Expedition 31 crew, ISS
May 31, 2012
The setting sun highlights cloud patterns—as well as the Pacific Ocean surface itself—in this photograph taken by an astronaut on the International Space Station. The ISS was located over the Andes Mountains of central Chile at the time.
May 26, 2012
Dragon capsule now successfully attached to ISS, marking the first time a private company has joined with the space station. The Expedition 31 crew successfully captured the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft at 9:56 am EDT. Image credit NASA
May 22, 2012
Private space exploration company SpaceX successfully delivers Dragon spacecraft into low Earth orbit. It is the first private spacecraft bound for the International Space Station. Image credit NASA – Space X
May 20, 2012
These composite images are photographed from a mounted camera on the International Space Station which orbits the Earth from approximately 240 miles. Expedition 31 Flight Engineer Don Pettit relayed some information about photographic techniques used to achieve the images. Image NASA via Flickr
May 14, 2012
The first private spaceship due to dock with the International Space Station could launch as soon as May 19, opening a new era in human exploration. Image credit: SpaceX
April 23, 2012
Celebrate Earth Day with those beautiful images of our Blue Planet taken from astronauts in ISS, and from various satellites. Image above from Elektro-L 1 satellite
April 17, 2012
Norway with Oslo, Denmark with Copenhagen, Sweden with Stockholm and Northern Germany. All seen from the ISS by ESA astronaut André Kuipers. Also in shot is the Northern Lights, or Aurora Borealis. Credits: ESA/NASA
April 15, 2012
Originally, the ancient Olympic Games were started the 8th century BC in Olympia, near Athens, Greece.
London is already very well prepared to host the Games this summer. London by ESA astronaut André Kuipers, Athens by Paolo Nespoli from ISS
April 10, 2012
The vantage point from orbit on the International Space Station (ISS) frequently affords astronauts with the opportunity to observe processes that are impossible to see on the ground. The winter season blankets the Kamchatka Peninsula of Russia in snow.