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Nov 5, 2015

Our Home In Space

Our Home In Space

The International Space Station celebrated 15 years of occupancy on November 2nd.
On a clear night and in the right circumstances you can see it fly past and it has not only advanced science in those 15 years, but it has also given us some amazing images to gaze at..

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Space tourist Anousheh Ansari is photographed in her seat on board the Soyuz spacecraft while enroute to the International Space Station © NASA TV/REUTERS

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The space shuttle Endeavour is silhouetted against the backdrop of Earth's horizon prior to docking with the International Space Station © NASA/REUTERS

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A portion of the International Space Station is featured in this image photographed by a crew member aboard the station. © NASA/REUTERS

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The International Space Station is seen in this view from the space shuttle Discovery © NASA/REUTERS

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The space shuttle Discovery is pictured after it undocked from the International Space Station in handout photograph © NASA/Reuters

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NASA astronauts Greg Chamitoff and space shuttle Endeavour Commander Mark Kelly, work on the orbiter's middeck © NASA/REUTERS

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NASA astronaut Greg Chamitoff uses a laptop computer on the aft flight deck of space shuttle Endeavour. © NASA/REUTERS

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Backdropped by a night time view of the Earth and the starry sky, the Space Shuttle Endeavour is seen docked to the International Space Station © NASA/REUTERS

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The International Space Station is seen with the docked space shuttle Endeavour . © NASA/REUTERS

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NASA handout photo shows the space shuttle Atlantis through a window of the International Space Station as the shuttle departed the station bound for earth © NASA/Reuters

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Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia is pictured in this handout photo taken by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield © NASA/Reuters

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During the second STS-127 spacewalk, astronaut Dave Wolf transported the Linear Drive Unit © Ho New/REUTERS

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NASA astronaut Williams works outside the International Space Station in this NASA handout photo © NASA/Reuters

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Handout photo of a Russian cosmonaut working during a mission in open space outside the International Space Station © Handout/REUTERS

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One of two Soyuz spacecrafts docked with the International Space Station is featured in this image photographed by a crew member aboard the station © NASA NASA/REUTERS

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Astronaut Karen Nyberg looks through a window in the newly installed Kibo laboratory of the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Discovery © NASA/REUTERS

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NASA picture inside the Cupola aboard the International Space Station of astronaut Chris Cassidy © NASA/REUTERS

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NASA photo of view of Earth from International Space Station © NASA/Reuters

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A large mass of storm clouds over the Atlantic Ocean near Brazil and the Equator is seen in this NASA handout image © NASA/Reuters

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Still image taken from NASA video shows astronaut Karen Nyberg demonstrating how she washes her hair in zero gravity aboard the International Space Station © NASA/REUTERS

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NASA handout of astronaut Hopkins, participating in the second of two spacewalks © NASA/Reuters

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NASA picture of a crescent moon rising over the cusp of the Earth's atmosphere © NASA/REUTERS

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Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Koichi Wakata begins a work out on the Advanced Resistive Exercise Device © NASA/REUTERS

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Astronaut Satcher Jr. works outside the International Space Station as he participates in Space Shuttle Atlantis' first spacewalk of mission STS-129 © NASA/REUTERS

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The sun is about to come up over the South Pacific Ocean as seen from the International Space Station © NASA/REUTERS

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