Skip to main content

Space Station Photos: Expedition 39 Mission Crew in Orbit

Rick Mastracchio Captures Stunning View from ISS

Rick Mastracchio (via Twitter as @AstroRM)

NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio took this image aboard the International Space Station on April 28, 2014. “Europe to the right, Africa to the left and the Med in the middle.” Mastracchio tweeted.

Tripoli from Space

Koichi Wakata ‏(via Twitter as ‏@Astro_Wakata)

Astronaut Koichi Wakata tweeted this photo of Tripoli, Lebanon, from the International Space Station on April 27, 2014.

Northern Lights Over Canada

Rick Mastracchio (via Twitter as @AstroRM)

NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio tweeted a photo of the northern lights or aurora borealis over Canada seen from the International Space Station on April 6, 2014.

Northeast United States Seen from Space

Rick Mastracchio (via Twitter as @AstroRM)

Astronaut Rick Mastracchio tweeted this photo of the northeastern United States from the International Space Station on April 16, 2014.

SpaceX Dragon Grappled to Canadarm2

NASA

On Sunday, April 20, 2014, the third SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station. This image of SpaceX Dragon grappled by Canadarm2 was sent down by Flight Engineer Steve Swanson to Instagram with the message, "We have a Dragon. All is good."

SpaceX Dragon Nears Space Station: April 20, 2014

NASA TV

A SpaceX Dragon space capsule nears the International Space Station on April 20, 2014 to delivery nearly 5,000 lbs. of supplies and cargo for NASA.

SpaceX Dragon and the Earth: Easter Rendezvous

NASA TV

A SpaceX Dragon space capsule floats serenely in orbit near the International Space Station with the Earth as a dazzling backdrop in this view from the station on April 20, 2014 as the Dragon cargo ship delivered nearly 5,000 lbs. of supplies to the outpost for NASA.

SpaceX Dragon Captured by Station Arm

NASA TV

A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship is captured by astronauts using the robotic arm on the International Space Station in this close-up camera view from the outpost on April 20, 2014. The Dragon capsule delivered nearly 5,000 lbs. of supplies to the space station crew, the third such SpaceX flight for NASA.

SpaceX Dragon and a Space Sunrise

NASA TV

A space sunrise casts light on the Earth as astronauts attach a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station on April 20, 2014. The Dragon cargo ship delivered about 5,000 lbs. of supplies to the station.

SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft Nears Station: CRS-3

NASA TV

A SpaceX Dragon space capsule is seen near the International Space Station on April 20, 2014 through a camera on the station's robotic arm during rendezvous and capture operations.

Join our Space Forums to keep talking space on the latest missions, night sky and more! And if you have a news tip, correction or comment, let us know at: community@space.com.