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Recent scenes from the ISS – The Big Picture

Posted on June 27th, 2009 at 7:27 by John Sinteur in category: Great Picture -- Write a comment


Earlier this week, NASA released an amazing photograph of an eruption of Sarychev Peak Volcano, taken by astronauts aboard the orbiting International Space Station (ISS). Seeing that great photo prompted me to dig into the archives and see what other imagery I could find from recent NASA archives. Collected here are a handful of photographs of Sarychev Peak Volcano, and more, taken by astronauts aboard the ISS over the past few months. (35 photos total)

High above the Indian Ocean, astronauts captured these four images (animated here) of the Aurora Australis and surrounding airglow in the Earth’s atmosphere as the ISS orbits quickly past. (NASA/JSC) #

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