By Khushi Pal
Published Apr 20, 2024

Hindustan Times
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Photo Credits: Instagram/iss

10 breathtaking images of space captured by ISS

The International Space Station (ISS) often shares breathtaking images of space. Here are ten such images. 

This stunning image, captured by an astronaut aboard the ISS on January 1, 2024, shows the beautiful green and red-tinged aurora over eastern Canada.

This ethereal image, taken from 270 miles above the South Atlantic Ocean, features the moon rising above the Earth's horizon. 

This striking image features the moon in the first quarter phase. It was captured on July 26, 2023.

This mesmerising high-exposure photo from the ISS shows Earth's atmospheric glow and a starry sky.

This beautiful image shows the SpaceX Dragon Endeavour, with four Axiom Mission 1 astronauts, onboard as it approaches the ISS.

This breathtaking image captures the aurora lights above Earth's horizon. It was taken from ISS as it orbited 270 miles above the Indian Ocean northeast of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands.

This stunning long-exposure photo features the Milky Way. It was taken from the ISS during an orbital night period as it soared 271 miles above the Indian Ocean. 

This marvellous image captures the crescent moon above Earth's atmosphere as an orbital sunset illuminates it.

This spectacular image shows the Earth's horizon at night. The image also features an airglow surrounded by stars.

Taken from the ISS, this image captures the enchanting sight of the aurora australis.

This image shows the city lights of Europe as the ISS soared 263 miles above southern France.