Epic proportions. Photos by @iss, @nasagoddard, @nasa_eo.
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A desolate view of Mars has us craving sci-fi.
Norway might not (quite) be another planet, but it still offers close encounters with otherworldly views.
Spain and Africa look as gorgeous from space as they do on the ground.
This engineer has his feet on the ground.
Takeoff never looked so good.
It won't make your morning commute easier, but this shot gives you the bigger picture of this month's cold snap...
...which makes Egypt look like a prime getaway.
We bet your telescope can't quite reach 100 lightyears away to this galaxy. Leave it up to NASA.
Hobbies include heating up everything it touches.
Can you see Popupla HQ from here?
Is it a lightning strike? Alien abduction? Just fireworks in Peekskill, NY.
Sending supplies to the International Space Station from Cape Canaveral.
Poker Flat, Alaska, will see your aurora and raise it one rocket launch.
Heading to Death Valley means you can skip astronaut school and still see a lunar landscape.
It's enough to leave you breathless.
Slow implosion of the sun. It's beautiful. But terrifying.
The light spewing from this black hole? That's wind. Supermassive is right.