Space station observatory gazes at Earth

Space station observatory gazes at Earth

Summary: The six windows of the International Space Station's cupola observation deck provide stunning panoramic views of Earth

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  • Astronaut in cupola image

    Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kotov, commander of ISS Expedition 23, is pictured in a window of the cupola on 9 May.

    Photo credit: Nasa

  • International Space Station image

    This image captures a sunrise from space, amid the solar arrays and capsules of the ISS. The photo was taken on 18 February — the day after the cupola opened — while the space shuttle Endeavour was still docked.

    Photo credit: Nasa

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