ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli captured images of Somalia and the surrounding region of the International Space Station.
European Space Agency (ESA), astronaut Paolo Nespoli has spent a lot of time orbiting planet Earth in two service missions aboard the International Space Station, and one in a space shuttle mission The NASA. He is spending his last month in space absorbing the places of interest and delivering amazing images of the Earth. Nespoli must return to Earth on December 14 to complete his mission Expedition 53 to the station. This month, ESA has launched a "Timelapse a Day" of images of Nespoli. Check them out here and be amazed by the spectacular view of Nespoli from Earth from space.
Dec. 6: Africa to Russia from the Space Station
Day pass of the International Space Station over North Africa, Italy, Croatia, Russia and more.
Dec. 5: Auroras and stars from a unique point of view
Auroral stars "dance" over North America in an unusual look at Earth from space.
Dec. 4: International Space Station flies over Australia
Image of the land "below" captured by Nespoli.
Dec. 3: Moonrise from the Space Station
A time lapse video of the moon leaving the International Space Station was launched the day the Earth was treated as a "super moon".
Dec. 2: Somalia to Russia
Somalia, the Gulf of Aden, Yemen and more can be seen in this nocturnal gaze.
Dec. 1: California to Mexico
Daytime look at southern California and Mexico from space.