Astronaut Photography from ISS: Unique Observations of the Earth

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     This collection of images and videos is a sample of some of the rich views of Earth collected by astronauts on the International Space Station from 2000 to 2003. The images underscore the versatility of the ISS as an observational platform and the ingenuity of humans in space to provide unique and valuable observations of the Earth.

Part 1:
Unique images of Earth from the International Space Station that are not available from any other source.
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Buenos Aires at Night:
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Noctilucent Clouds:
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Hurricane Isabel:
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Hurricane Isabel:
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Mount Etna Eruption:
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Mount Etna Eruption, Detail:
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Aurora:
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Video of Hurricane Isabel taken from the ISS on
September 15 (32 Mb).
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Video of Hurricane Isabel taken from the ISS on
September 15 (16.5 Mb).
 
Part 2:
Images from the International Space Station that compliment other remote sensing data used by scientists. Read more >>
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Coral Reef, Tuamotu Archipelago:
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Kolka Glacier collapse, Russia, September 2002:
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Kolka Glacier collapse, Russia, September 2002:
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Forest clearing and agriculture, Bolivia:
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Paris, France:
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Athens, Greece:
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San Francisco Bay:
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Plankton Bloom, Capricorn Channel, Australia:
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Education:
Lewis & Clark Trail:
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Great Pyramids, Giza, Egypt:
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Milky Way:
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