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Space Station Photos: Expedition 54 Crew in Orbit

SpaceX Dragon Returns with More Cargo

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The SpaceX Dragon cargo resupply spacecraft is pictured outside the Harmony module as the International Space Station orbited above Brazil on Jan. 7, 2018. This was the second cargo mission for this particular Dragon; it made another delivery in April 2015.

Goodbye, Dragon!

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The SpaceX Dragon is seen through the windows of the Cupola observatory moments before ground controllers remotely commanded the space station's Canadarm2 robotic arm to release the resupply ship from its grips. The Dragon returned to Earth on Jan. 13, 2018 with a splashdown in the Pacific Ocean.

Two Climates Spotted in the Mountains

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A photo taken by one of the Expedition 54 crewmembers on Dec. 27, 2017 shows a drastic difference in climate between the Himalayan mountains (left) and the Tibetan highlands of western China (right).

The Patch

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NASA's official mission insignia for the Expedition 54 mission.

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