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One Year in Space: Epic Space Station Mission in Photos

Robonaut 2 Aboard the International Space Station

Scott Kelly (via Twitter as ‏@StationCDRKelly)

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted this photo of Robonaut 2, taken on the International Space Station, July 7, 2015.

American Flag on the International Space Station

NASA

The three astronauts aboard the International Space Station don't have special plans for the Fourth of July, though NASA's Scott Kelly (who took this shot in the station's cupola on Flag Day in June 2015) will try to see some Earthly fireworks displays.

360 Viewport on ISS

NASA/Scott Kelly

This image was taken by NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, looking out through the 360 degree viewport on the International Space Station.

Astronaut Scott Kelly's Photo of an Aurora

Scott Kelly/Twitter

Astronaut Scott Kelly captured this view of Earth's aurora on Monday. An intense solar storm has created auroras that have been sighted as far south as Philadelphia.

Tropical Storm Bill

Scott Kelly/NASA

This photo, taken by NASA astronaut Scott Kelly from the International Space Station, shows Tropical Storm Bill in the Gulf of Mexico on June 15, 2015.

Washington, D.C., as Seen from the International Space Station

Scott Kelly (via Twitter as ‏@StationCDRKelly)

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted this photo of Washington, D.C., taken on the International Space Station, May 19, 2015.

Cosmonauts Wave During EVA

Roscosmos (via Facebook)

Russian cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and Mikhail Kornienko wave at the camera during a spacewalk on Aug. 10, 2015, outside the International Space Station.

Soyuz TMA-18M Rocket Launch

ESA/S. Corvaja

The Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft launches from Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, carrying ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen, commander Sergei Volkov and Aidyn Aimbetov to the International Space Station on Sept. 2, 2015. The three spaceflyers will join the members of the one-year mission on the space station.

Final Wave Before Boarding

ESA/S. Corvaja

Soyuz TMA-18M crew members ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen, Kazakh cosmonaut Aidyn Aimbetov, and Roscosmos spacecraft commander Sergei Volkov give a wave to watchers at the launch pad in Baikonour, Kazakhstan, before boarding on Sept. 2, 2015.The three spaceflyers will join the members of the one-year mission on the space station.

Soyuz TMA-18M Liftoff

ESA/S. Corvaja

The Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft launches from Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, carrying ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen, commander Sergei Volkov and Aidyn Aimbetov to the International Space Station on Sept. 2, 2015. The three spaceflyers will join the members of the one-year mission on the space station.

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