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One Year in Space: Epic Space Station Mission in Photos

Aero Club d'Italia from International Space Station Expedition 42

Samantha Cristoforetti

European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti took this photograph from the International Space Station during Expedition 42 and posted it to social media on May 7, 2015. Cristoforetti wrote," Hello @Aeroclubitalia! Un saluto all' Aero Club d'Italia! "

Coast of Hokkaido from International Space Station Expedition 42

Samantha Cristoforetti

European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti took this photograph from the International Space Station during Expedition 42 and posted it to social media on May 11, 2015. Cristoforetti wrote," The sun glint creating magic off the coast of Hokkaido. Hello #Japan! #HelloEarth."

Progress Parking Spot from International Space Station Expedition 42

Samantha Cristoforetti

European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti took this photograph from the International Space Station during Expedition 42 and posted it to social media on May 11, 2015. Cristoforetti wrote, " That Progress parking spot on the horizon is free now... if you want to stop by, we welcome visits on short notice."

Still Night from International Space Station Expedition 42

Samantha Cristoforetti

European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti took this photograph from the International Space Station during Expedition 42 and posted it to social media on May 11, 2015. Cristoforetti wrote,," Still night on Earth beneath us, but light already caresses #OurOutpostInSpace. "

Fishing Boats from International Space Station Expedition 42

Samantha Cristoforetti

European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti took this photograph from the International Space Station during Expedition 42 and posted it to social media on May 11, 2015. Cristoforetti wrote,,"Fishing boats... what an intriguing visual effects as the light shines through a cloud layer! "

Good Night from International Space Station Expedition 42

Samantha Cristoforetti

European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti took this photograph from the International Space Station during Expedition 42 and posted it to social media on May 11, 2015. Cristoforetti wrote, "Good night from #space. Buona notte dallo spazio."

Earth from the ISS for World Photography Day

Scott Kelly (via Twitter as ‏@StationCDRKelly)

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted this photo of the Earth taken on the International Space Station, August 19, 2015.

NASA Astronauts Eat Space Lettuce

NASA TV via collectSPACE.com

NASA astronauts Scott Kelly (right) and Kjell Lindgren (center) with Kimiya Yui of JAXA snack on freshly harvested space-grown red romaine lettuce as part of the Veggie experiment.

Earth and Stars from the International Space Station

Scott Kelly (via Twitter as ‏@StationCDRKelly)

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted this photo from the International Space Station on Aug. 5, 2015.

Astronaut's Blue Moon

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NASA astronaut Scott Kelly on the International Space Station posted this photo of the Blue Moon full moon of July 31, 2015 on Twitter.

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