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MIR Station - STS 86.

Russian space officials say Russia may build its own orbital space station after The project will be given the go-ahead in the event Russia’s partners on the International Space Station fail to agree to extend the useful life of the ISS.

Fires today 4 July 2013 in northern Quebec, from the orbital perspective of NASA Astronaut Karen Nyberg "Forest fires in Quebec.  KN from space."

Fires today 4 July 2013 in northern Quebec, from the orbital perspective of NASA Astronaut Karen Nyberg "Forest fires in Quebec.

The Canary Islands. And some really cool cloud patterns. Taken July 6, 2013.  KN from space.

Shooting stars: Can astronaut Karen L Nyberg become the next Chris Hadfield?

Canary Islands Karen Nyberg Nyberg calls these cloud patterns "really cool." We agree! The Canary Islands off the coast of Spain may have been a bit overcast on July but the sunbathers' loss was clearly to our benefit.

Tokyo, Japan.  Taken August 9, 2013.  KN from space.. Astronaut Karen Nyberg is pinning from space

See fantastic photographs of Earth taken by astronaut Karen Nyberg aboard the International Space Station during Expedition in

Bangalley Headland - Pink Delights by Tim Donnelly, via 500px

Bangalley Headland - Pink Delights by Tim Donnelly, via

Storm clouds over Cambridge (photo by Joe Shaw)

Storm clouds over Cambridge OBSESSED with thunder storms

Saturn's Beautiful Rings In order to image the rings in such quality the Cassini spacecraft used its Ultraviolet Imaging Spectrograph in resolution some 100 times that of the Voyager 2 spacecraft.

theedgeofscience: “ Saturn’s Beautiful Rings The Cassini spacecraft was a project launched by NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency that has yielded large amounts of useful data.

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