Europe's Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV-3) serves as both cargo ship and booster for the ISS. The altitude of Space Station has to be re-adjusted from time to time to compensate for atmospheric drag and to maneuver away from space debris.
With all the wonderful observation imagery compiled by NASA's Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth, the stars can get left behind. Alex Rivest compiled the imagery against a London PM music soundtrack. Star-trails processed using StarStaX.