1 Comet Lovejoy and Chile at Night (ISS 12/26/11) This busy night time panorama was photographed by one of the Expedition 30 crew members from the International Space Station on Dec. 26, 2011. Comet Lovejoy streaks through the star-filled sky just to the right of center. The land mass is the coast of Chile, looking […]
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1 Spectacular photos by Cosmonaut Yurchikhin: Triggerpit staff: “Purple sea around a what looks like an atoll. The image is very powerful and we would very much like to know where this is so we can plan our next vacation trip.”From Laura in Comments below: “Nikumaroro or Gardener Island of the Phoenix Islands, Kiribati – […]
1 Go Atlantis! Earth from the ISS Photo Credit: NASA.
1 Indian Ocean Maldives “The sunny side of life” is a catchphrase used to attract tourists to the Maldive Islands. Well it certainly looks heavenly from the ISS. Time to order a large drink, you know, one with a lot of fruit and a little umbrella, then stretch out on a hammock and just enjoy […]
1 Exposure of Thick Layered Deposits in Hebes Chasma Image: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
Introduction Breathtaking views of Spacewalks with our blue planet below. Space Shuttle Discovery made its last appearance to ISS and the Astronauts had a few Spacewalks. We have put together the best, and most breathtaking images of these spacewalks and previous spacewalks throughout history. Facts: Extra-vehicular activity (EVA) is work done by an astronaut away […]