Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef, the largest coral reef structure on Earth, is seen from space.
Great Barrier Reef Close-Up
This surreal shot is a zoomed-in view of the Great Barrier Reef.
Beautiful sunsets in the vastness of space are a bit different with no landscapes. In answer to a challenge, astronaut Thomas Pesquet used the Canadian robotic arm for a posed sunset photo taken on December 6, 2016.
ISS Camera Stash
Space photographer and ISS astronaut Thomas Pesquet snapped this photo of the cameras in the Russian segment of the space station.
Soyuz and Progress
December 9, 2016, the ISS gets a different view. Given 70 percent of Earth is water, flight over desert is a nice change.
ESA's Thomas Pesquet imaged Lisboa, a beautiful coastal city on December 17, 2016.
Houston, Texas shines on December 6, 2016. The home to NASA-JSC will see the Expedition 51 astronauts in April 2017.
An admittedly blurry image of Paris, this still of the City of Light highlights the beauty of this city in a December 5, 2016 shot by Pesquet.
The island of Guadeloupe offers a unique shape from above — butterfly wings invited explorers to experience new adventures in this December 10, 2016 photo.
The southern Sun shines brightly upon Olympique de Marseille —a football stadium — an ancient port and the "calanques" or creeks of Marseille. A unique sight indeed snapped by Pesquet on December 23, 2016.