Expedition 32 crew onboard the International Space Station, flying an altitude of approximately 240 miles, recorded a series of images of Aurora Australis
A selection of photographs taken from space by NASA, showing some of the most impressive views of our planet. The images are built with NASA’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) and combine three combined images that together give a photographic quality.
The eastern coast of the United States at night. Photograph taken by VIIRS instrument aboard NASA’s most recently launched Earth-observing satellite – Suomi NPP Reid Wiseman tweeted this photo from the International Space Station on Tuesday morning, Sept. 2, 2014. “My favorite views from #space – just past #sunrise over the ocean,” the Expedition 40 astronaut tweeted. 75% of the Earth’s surface are made of water. It is the main feature of our planet Dagze Tso is one of many inland lakes in Tibet Volcanic storm on Vanuatu Archipelago Storm cell photo was taken from NASA’s high-altitude ER-2 aircraft Black Marble City Lights NASA’s Terra satellite passed over the Arctic Ocean during a solar eclipse Rub’ al Khali Desert, Arabian Peninsula Iberian Peninsula (Spain and Portugal) on July 26, 2014, Expedition 40 Lagoon of Venice Jim Lovell, and Lunar Module Pilot William Anders taken pictures of Moon and Earth in 1968 Flying Through an Aurora Earth as seen from the Cupola on the Earth-facing side of the International Space Station