Amazing Space Photos by NASA Astronaut Terry Virts

Expedition 42 Neuromapping

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ISS astronaut Terry Virts conducts an an experiment studying how our brain works in this image.

Expedition 42 Working on a Weightlifting Machine

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ISS astronaut Terry Virts works on "ARED," the weightlifting machine on ISS.

Expedition 42 Sunlight on the Southern Chesapeake Bay

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The sun glints on the southern Chesapeake Bay in this image taken by ISS astronaut Terry Virts.

Ireland, United Kingdom and Scandinavia from Expedition 42

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U.S. Astronaut Terry Virts on Feb. 6, 2015, captured this Earth observation of Ireland, United Kingdom and Scandinavia on a moonlit night under an amazing and ever-changing aurora from the International Space Station during Expedition 42.

United States Gulf Coast from Expedition 42

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U.S. Astronaut Terry Virts took this picture of the United States Gulf Coast on Feb. 12, 2015, while he was on the International Space Station during Expedition 42.

Cape Cod from Expedition 42

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U.S. Astronaut Terry Virts took this picture of Cape Cod from the International Space Station during Expedition 42 and posted it to social media on Feb. 20, 2015.

Western edge of the Himalayas from Expedition 42

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U.S. Astronaut Terry Virts took this picture from the International Space Station during Expedition 42 and posted it to social media on Feb. 20, 2015. Virts wrote, "From the Western edge of the #Himalayas, North of #Islamabad #Pakistan.”

Astronaut Terry Virts Enjoys Space Cheeseburger on Expedition 42

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U.S. Astronaut Terry Virts took this picture of a space cheeseburger from the International Space Station during Expedition 42 and posted it to social media on Feb. 19, 2015. Virts wrote, "#SpaceCheeseburger. Beef patties, Russian mustard, tomato paste, cheese paste, and tortilla. VERY TASTY!”

Clouds Across the Desert from Expedition 42

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U.S. Astronaut Terry Virts took this picture from the International Space Station during Expedition 42 and posted it to social media on Feb. 18, 2015. Virts wrote, "These #clouds formed an orderly line in their trek across the desert.”

Astronaut Salutes Nimoy From Expedition 42

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International Space Station astronaut Terry Virts tweeted this image of a Vulcan hand salute from orbit as a tribute to actor Leonard Nimoy from Expedition 42, who died on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015.

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