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Amazing Space Station Photos by Expedition 42 Astronauts

Expedition 42 Full Moon Seen from the Space Station

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It's a full moon as viewed from the International Space Station (ISS) on 3 January 2015.

Expedition 42 Cloud Formation

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U.S. astronaut Barry (Butch) Wilmore captured this ominous but interesting cloud formation aboard the International Space Station on Dec. 9, 2014.

Expedition 42 The Soyuz TMA-13M Undocksn

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The Soyuz TMA-13M Russian Spacecraft undocking from the International Space Station on November 10th 2014.

Expedition 42 Sunset Over the Gulf of Mexico

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From the International Space Station, Expedition 42 Flight Engineer Terry W. Virts took this photograph of the Gulf of Mexico and U.S. Gulf Coast at sunset.

Expedition 42 Christmas Aboard the International Space Station

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It's Christmas aboard the International Space Station (ISS) for Expedition 42 Flight Engineer Samantha Cristoforetti of the European Space Agency (ESA) and her American and Russian colleagues.

Expedition 42 Samantha Cristoforetti and Her Sleeping Bag

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Expedition 42 Flight Engineer Samantha Cristoforetti of the European Space Agency (ESA) on Dec. 6, 2014 is seen inside of a sleeping bag in her personal crew quarters on the International Space Station.

Expedition 42 Earth Photographed by Samantha Cristoforetti

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European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti took this beautiful image of the Earth from the International Space Station on Dec.9, 2014.

Expedition 42 Thanksgiving Feast

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U.S. astronaut Barry (Butch) Wilmore looks over his Thanksgiving feast aboard the International Space Station. Inside the Space Food Laboratory specially packed containers include turkey, candied yams, cherry/blueberry cobbler, vegetables and other treats -- just add water and heat.

Expedition 42 The Red Sea and East Africa

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U.S. astronaut Terry Virts aboard the International Space Station caught this stunning image of the Red Sea and East Africa at dusk Dec. 8 2014.

Expedition 42 Samantha Cristoforetti Prepares Her Lunch

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European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti prepares her lunch using the space food rehydrator aboard the International Space Station.

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