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At about 100 meters from the cargo bay of the space shuttle Challenger, Bruce McCandless II was farther out than anyone had ever been before. Guided by a Manned Maneuvering Unit (MMU), astronaut McCandless was floating free in space.

Solar eclipse and Milky Way seen from international space station.

The Solar Eclipse from Space. This is by far the most amazing image you’ll see all week. While we did see some great images of Sunday’s ring of fire eclipse from Earth, nothing can match this amazing shot taken from space.

‎"For the first time in my life I saw the horizon as a curved line. It was accentuated by a thin seam of dark blue light..... our atmosphere! Obviously, this was not the ocean of air I had been told it was so many times in my life. I was terrified by its fragile appearance." (Astronaut Ulf Merbold, Germany)

Earth with its beautiful moon. I always wonder, why most languages don't have a name for the moon. All other moons in our solar system have names. Greeks however have a name for the moon: Selene.

NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman tweeted this photo of sunrise over the ocean from the International Space Station on Tuesday morning

An Astronaut's View from Space

NASA Astronaut Reid Wiseman aboard the ISS: “My favorite views from space – just past sunrise over the ocean.

Thanks to Naomi Faith Eleanor for this share on our Facebook page recently... #fraserbarges #fraserisland #queensland #australia www.fraserislandferry.com.au

Thanks to Naomi Faith Eleanor for this share on our Facebook page recently... #fraserbarges #fraserisland #queensland #australia www.fraserislandferry.com.au

Shawn Elmore - Amazing photos of the world

MAMMATUS clouds are most often associated with the anvil cloud & severe thunderstorms. They often extend from the base of a cumulonimbus but may also be found under altocumulus, altostratus, stratocumulus, & cirrus clouds as well as volcanic ash clouds^

See more HERE: https://www.sunfrog.com/Make-Everyday-Earth-Day.html?53507  This is Earth. Everyone has the right to enjoy the beauty of Earth; everyone has the responsibility to protect Earth. Regardless of race, sex, age, country of origin, we are a family. So unite, stay against terrorism, pollution and killing; pray for peace, love and virtue. We only live once, that's on Earth. Happy Earth Day! #earth #day #beautiful

Earth as seen from the ISS(International Space Station) . how wonderously beautiful is our planet!