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Space Station Photos: Expedition 39 Mission Crew in Orbit

Wakata Captures Stunning Image of Lake Baikal

Koichi Wakata (via Twitter as @Astro_Wakata)

This photo of Lake Baikal was taken by JAXA astronaut and Expedition 39 Commander Koichi Wakata aboard the International Space Station on April 22, 2014. “Looks like Lake Baikal is still waiting for the spring to come,” Wakata tweeted.

Rick Mastracchio Captures Cool Cloud Formations

Rick Mastracchio (via Twitter as @AstroRM)

NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio took this amazing shot aboard the International Space Station on April 24, 2014. “Island off of Central America makes some interesting cloud formations.” Mastracchio tweeted.

Sydney, Australia Seen from the International Space Station

Koichi Wakata ‏(via Twitter as ‏@Astro_Wakata)

Astronaut Koichi Wakata tweeted this photo of Sydney, Australia, seen at night from the International Space Station on April 19, 2014.

Koichi Wakata: Amazing View of Baikonur Cosmodrome from ISS

Koichi Wakata (via Twitter as @Astro_Wakata)

This photo of Baikonur cosmodrome was taken by JAXA astronaut and Expedition 39 Commander Koichi Wakata aboard the International Space Station on April 17, 2014. “Flew over Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, where we launched on a Soyuz 161 days ago,” Wakata tweeted.

Maldives Atolls from Space

Koichi Wakata ‏(via Twitter as ‏@Astro_Wakata)

Astronaut Koichi Wakata tweeted this photo of the Maldive atolls from the International Space Station on April 22, 2014.

Koichi Wakata: Baku, Azerbaijan

Koichi Wakata (via Twitter as @Astro_Wakata)

This photo of Baku, Azerbaijan was taken by JAXA astronaut and Expedition 39 Commander Koichi Wakata aboard the International Space Station on April 17, 2014.

SpaceX Dragon Cargo Ship and Earth

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A SpaceX-built Dragon cargo ship floats near the end of the International Space Station's robotic arm, with the Earth as a backdrop, in this view from a station camera captured on April 20, 2014. The Dragon cargo ship delivered nearly 5,000 lbs. of supplies to the space station.

SpaceX-3 Dragon Attached to Space Station

NASA TV

The SpaceX-3 Dragon cargo ship is seen attached to the International Space Station on April 20, 2014 for an Easter Sunday cargo delivery of 2.5 tons of food, supplies and gear for the orbiting lab's six-person Expedition 39 crew.

Aurora Seen from the ISS Instagram Photo

International Space Station (via Instagram at http://instagram.com/iss)

This Instagram image from the International Space Station was posted on April 8, 2014, with the caption: "The Northern Lights, while over Europe." - Swanny #exp39 #nasa #iss #international #space #station #earth #europe #night #aurora

Steve Swanson on ISS Instagram Photo

International Space Station (via Instagram at http://instagram.com/iss)

This Instagram image from the International Space Station was posted on April 9 with the caption: "Blood, sweat, but hopefully no tears." - Swanny #nasa #iss #exp39 #international #space #station #blood #sweat #tears #medical

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