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The International Space Station (ISS).

‘Watch out, America!’: Astronauts in space photographed Hurricane Florence, and they say the view is ‘chilling’

Hurricane Florence is a Category 4 storm headed for the US's East Coast and predicted to start affecting South Carolina and North Carolina as early as Thursday. Because of its enormous size and power, the storm has been a recent — if not frightening — muse for astronaut photography.
Satellite imagery shows hurricanes Florence, Isaac, and Helene from space on September 10, 2018.

Astronauts in space just saw all 3 threatening hurricanes lurking in the Atlantic Ocean

Hurricane Florence is predicted to slam into the US East Coast as a major storm. Two other hurricanes — Isaac and Helene — have also appeared in the Atlantic Ocean. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station recently saw all three hurricanes and photographed two of them.
An illustration of NASA's Juno spacecraft flying above the clouds of Jupiter (as seen during perijove 7).

NASA’s $1 billion Jupiter probe just beamed back mesmerizing new photos of the gas giant

Juno's high-speed flybys around Jupiter, called perijoves, happen once every 53.5 days and have allowed NASA to document the gas giant like never before. The most recent trip (Juno's 14th perijove) occurred on July 16. Here's what the probe saw.
One of the Longjiang microsatellites that China launched toward the moon in May 2018.

A Chinese moon satellite took an incredible picture of Earth that will make you feel tiny

China launched two microsatellites, called Longjiang-1 and Longjiang-2, to the moon in May. One of the spacecraft took stunning new photos of Earth and the moon with a Saudi Arabian camera system. The photos show Earth against the black void of space.
An illustration of NASA's Juno probe flying over Jupiter.

NASA’s $1 billion Jupiter probe just beamed back even more jaw-dropping photos of the planet’s tireless storm clouds

Juno, a tennis-court-size NASA probe at Jupiter, recently sent scientists a new batch of data, and the photos it included are even more stunning than the last set. They show powerful cyclones, chaotic cloud bands, and messes of blue-hued patterns near the planet's poles.
An illustration of NASA's Juno spacecraft flying above the clouds of Jupiter.

NASA’s $1 billion Jupiter probe has taken gorgeous new photos of the giant planet

NASA's Juno mission took its 11th trip around Jupiter in February, and the spacecraft has beamed back beautiful new images of the giant planet.
An illustration of NASA's Juno spacecraft flying above the clouds of Jupiter.

NASA’s $1 billion Jupiter probe has taken mind-bending new photos of the gas giant

NASA's Juno mission took incredible new photos during its tenth trip around Jupiter. The planet's clouds look like swirling hallucinations in the images.
The January 2018 "bomb cyclone" winter storm as seen from space.

Stunning photos from space show the ‘bomb cyclone’ snowstorm blasting the US East Coast

Spacecraft are photographing an intense winter storm that's pummeling the eastern US with coastal flooding and blizzard-like snow and wind conditions.
An airplane flies through the shadow of the 2017 total solar eclipse.

The most mind-blowing space and astronomy pictures of 2017

Pictures from space remind us just how small, lucky, and plucky we are as human beings on a tiny rock that's floating through space.
Satellites in space photographed scores of deadly California wildfires in 2017.

Incredible photos from space reveal the biggest news stories on Earth in 2017

Many of 2017's most important news stories were documented in remarkably detailed images taken by orbiting space satellites.