World Top 10 Photographs Taken From International Space Station. Another image from Chris Hadfield: ‘Dubai, the Palm Island like a trilobite in the night.’
Picture: Chris Hadfield
Nasa’s Cassini spacecraft captures Saturn’s rings and Earth and its moon in the same frame.
Picture: AP Photo/NASA/JPL-Caltech
The Japanese robotic cargo spaceship HTV-4, also called Kounotori-4 ( ‘White Stork’ in Japanese ) docking at the ISS. The HTV-4 spacecraft reportedly delivered about six tonnes of cargo to the ISS, including a small talking robot called Kirobo. World Top 10
Robot astronaut Kirobo, a 34cm high robot in the International Space Station. The astronaut Kirobo has become the first robot to speak in outer space. The talking robot is to a ‘companion’ to Japanese astronaut Kochi Wakata, who is expected to take command of the ISS later this year.
Karen L. Nyberg, an astronaut aboard the International Space Station captured this photo of Super-Typhoon Haiyan from space on November 9, 2013.
Astronaut Chris Hadfield tweeted ‘New York City, incredibly clear, before the trees have filled with leaves.
‘Picture: Chris Hadfield
A view of Mars that was stitched together from images taken by NASA’s Viking Orbiter spacecraft.
This image taken by the Mars Hand Lens Imager on NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity shows a patch of rock cleaned by the first use of the rover’s Dust Removal Tool, a motorised, wire-bristle brush on the turret at the end of the rover’s arm.
Picture: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSSHO/AFP/Getty Images
An image from Nasa’s Cassini mission of the spinning vortex of Saturn’s north polar storm resembling a deep red rose of giant proportions surrounded by green foliage. Measurements have sized the eye at a staggering 1,250 miles (2,000 kilometers) across with cloud speeds as fast as 330 miles per hour (150 meters per second).
‘The full moon rises over the only planet we have ever called home.’