Space Photos by Astronaut Karen Nyberg (Image Gallery)

Bright Lights of Tokyo

Karen L. Nyberg (via Twitter as @AstroKarenN)

Astronaut Karen Nyberg tweeted this photo of Tokyo, Japan as seen from the International Space Station. Image released Aug. 9, 2013.

North Central Africa from ISS

Karen L. Nyberg (via Twitter as @AstroKarenN)

Astronaut Karen Nyberg tweeted this beautiful photo of North Central Africa, taken from the International Space Station. Image released Aug. 13, 2013.

Australia on Timor Sea as Seen From ISS

Karen L. Nyberg (via Twitter as @AstroKarenN)

Astronaut Karen Nyberg tweeted this photo of the northern coast of Australia. “A broader view of the northern coast of Australia on the Timor Sea,’” she tweeted on Aug. 5, 2013.

Nyberg’s ‘Sewing Space’ on ISS

Karen L. Nyberg (via Twitter as @AstroKarenN)

Astronaut Karen Nyberg tweeted this photo of her “sewing space” aboard International Space Station. “Spending a little Saturday afternoon down time in my ‘sewing space,’” she tweeted on Aug. 3, 2013.

HTV-4 Kounotori Approach

Karen L. Nyberg (via Twitter as @AstroKarenN)

Astronaut Karen Nyberg tweeted this photo of HTV-4 Kounotori as it approached the International Space Station while passing over Houston. “#HTV4, with its red & green lights, approaching #ISS from below as we passed over Houston earlier today,” Nyberg tweeted on Aug. 9, 2013.

Nyberg: Ribbon of Clouds Over Coast of Argentina

Karen L. Nyberg (via Twitter as @AstroKarenN)

Astronaut Karen Nyberg tweeted this photo of clouds over Argentina. “Ribbon of clouds intersecting the coast of Argentina,’” she tweeted on Aug. 7, 2013.

Emerald and Gold Lights of Taiwan

Karen L. Nyberg (via Twitter as @AstroKarenN)

Astronaut Karen Nyberg tweeted this photo of Taiwan as seen from the International Space Station. Image tweeted on July 24, 2013.

Nyberg: Just Another Sunset

Karen L. Nyberg (via Twitter as @AstroKarenN)

Astronaut Karen Nyberg tweeted this stunning photo of a sunset as seen from the International Space Station. “Just another sunset... =),” she tweeted on Aug. 11, 2013.

Astronaut Nyberg's International Space Station Dessert

Karen Nyberg (via Twitter as @AstroKarenN)

Astronaut Karen Nyberg tweeted this photo of some food items aboard the International Space Station on June 25, 2013.

Astronaut's Dessert

Karen Nyberg (via Twitter as @AstroKarenN)

On June 25, 2013, astronaut Karen Nyberg tweeted a photo of a dessert she assembled out of three separate ingredients (see previous photo).

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