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The International Space Station
A view of the ISS from the space shuttle Discovery.
Aurora over New Zealand
From the ISS window
In order to get stars to show up on camera in space, photographers have to take long exposure shots, which also allow a good look at the Earth's atmosphere.
Earth at night
A view of illuminated cities at night
A river in the Hindu-Kush/Himalayas region
This image was taken to show off the ISERV Pathfinder instrument.
The city of Bangkok at night
Rivers and mountains in the Himalayas
The squares pictured are a salt mine.
The port of Sfax, Tunisia
A Red Sprite over a storm
While powerful red electrical discharges are common over a lightning storm, and especially common in cold storms, it is impossible to see them from the ground. They are known as Red Sprites.
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