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Photos: Space Station's Expedition 37/38 Mission in Pictures

Mastracchio Snaps Spectacular Photo of Satellites After Deployment from ISS

Rick Mastracchio (via Twitter as @AstroRM)

This stunning photo of small satellites seen a few moments after deployment from the International Space Station was taken by NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio while aboard the ISS on Nov. 19, 2013.

Rick Mastracchio: Robo Arm Launches Satellites from ISS

Rick Mastracchio (via Twitter as @AstroRM)

This photo of a Japanese robotic arm launching three satellites from the International Space Station was taken by NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio while aboard the ISS on Nov. 19, 2013. “Did you know we launch satellites from station. @Astro_Wakata uses Japanese robo arm to launch 3 small satellites,” Mastracchio tweeted.

Rick Mastracchio 'Stands' in ISS Cupola

Rick Mastracchio (via Twitter as @AstroRM)

This photo of NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio was taken in the cupola of the International Space Station on Nov. 17, 2013. “'Standing' in Cupola somewhere over southern end of South America. That is not one small step,” Mastracchio tweeted.

Rick Mastracchio on ISS: Floating Geo-Space Bug and Suits

Rick Mastracchio (via Twitter as @AstroRM)

This photo of a floating Geo-Space Bug TB5JJN1 and space suit was taken from the International Space Station by NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio on Nov. 17, 2013. “The Geo-Space Bug TB5JJN1 floats in space station airlock with the suits we use for space walks,” Mastracchio tweeted.

Rick Mastracchio Snaps Amazing Photo of Grand Canyon from ISS

Rick Mastracchio (via Twitter as @AstroRM)

Station by NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio on Nov. 15, 2013. “The Grand Canyon (USA). Looks inverted from space,” Mastracchio tweeted.

Rick Mastracchio Takes Stunning Image of ISS Array Panels

Rick Mastracchio (via Twitter as @AstroRM)

This cool photo of two array panels was taken from the International Space Station by NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio on Nov. 14, 2013. “Did you know the Space Station gets 100% of its electricity from solar power? Here are 2 of the 16 array panels,” Mastracchio tweeted.

Rick Mastracchio on ISS: Bench Press View

Rick Mastracchio (via Twitter as @AstroRM)

This photo of the cupola was taken from the International Space Station by NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio on Nov. 13, 2013. “This is what I see when I bench press. The exercise machine is right under the cupola on space station,” Mastracchio tweeted.

Rick Mastracchio on ISS: Strait of Gibraltar

Rick Mastracchio (via Twitter as @AstroRM)

This photo of the Strait of Gibraltar was taken from the International Space Station by NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio on Nov. 13, 2013.

Rick Mastracchio on ISS: Travel Bug TB5JJN1’s First Appearance

Rick Mastracchio (via Twitter as @AstroRM)

This photo of NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio with travel bug TB5JJN1 was taken aboard the International Space Station on Nov. 12, 2013. “The travel bug TB5JJN1 makes its first appearance! In the cupola of the space station. Has a long journey ahead of it,” Mastracchio tweeted.

Rick Mastracchio on ISS: Russian Soyuz Space Capsule

Rick Mastracchio (via Twitter as @AstroRM)

This photo of the Russian Soyuz space capsule was taken from the International Space Station by NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio on Nov. 12, 2013. “My 1st tweet of pic from ISS! Bounced off 3 satellites, thru 2 email accounts, & 2 round trips to ISS. My Soyuz,” Mastracchio tweeted.

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