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'Spaceborne': Astronaut Don Pettit's Amazing Space Photos (Gallery)

Connecting the World

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Lights of ports and cities connected by electric paths glow in NASA astronaut Don Pettit's image of New England from the ISS.

Electricity and water

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Life surges along the Nile in an image by NASA astronaut Don Pettit.

Unreal realities

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Using infrared imaging, NASA astronaut Don Pettit created this cool and colorful view of a glacier in Patagonia.

Another World

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More infrared imaging returns this fantastic view of a smoking volcano in Patagonia.

Home, From Home

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From inside the ISS, NASA astronaut Don Pettit captured an image of Earth obstructed by facets of his home in space.

Little Life

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Salton Sea in southern California offers an odd look in this infrared image from NASA astronaut Don Pettit.

Space Selfie

Don Pettit/NASA/PSG

NASA astronaut Don Pettit images himself inside the Cupola on the ISS.

Big Picture

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From the International Space Station, a solar eclipse has a different look.

One People

Don Pettit/NASA/PSG

From Space, one cannot help but grasp the community that is Earth. Spain glows with electric light.

Ghostly Parts

Don Pettit/NASA/PSG

Using time-lapse photography, NASA astronaut Don Pettit captured images such as this of star trails across the Universe. An arm of the ISS hides ghostlike in the image.

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