Stunning Space Photos: NASA Astronaut Mike Hopkins' Views from Orbit

Sunrise and Barely Visible Moon

Mike Hopkins (via Twitter as @AstroIllini)

Astronaut Hopkins tweeted this photo of a sunrise with a faint moon taken on the International Space Station on Jan. 30, 2014.

NASA Astronauts Mastracchio and Hopkins Discuss Winter Olympics


NASA astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins hold up an Olympic pennant in honor of the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Mike Hopkins Tweets ‘Great Day of Science’ Aboard ISS

Mike Hopkins (via Twitter as @ AstroIllini)

This photo of NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins was taken aboard the International Space Station on Jan. 22, 2014. “Great day of science on board ISS. Rick & I performed an experiment with spheres & simulated fuel tank,” Hopkins tweeted.

Hopkins and Mastracchio Install Pump Module


NASA astronauts Mike Hopkins and Rick Mastracchio work to install a new pump module during a Christmas Eve spacewalk. Image uploaded Dec. 24, 2013.

NASA's Mike Hopkins Over Peru


NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins flies above Peru while attached to the station's robotic arm during a spacewalk.

Astronaut Mike Hopkins Outside International Space Station


NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins floats outside the International Space Station on Dec. 24, 2013.

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