Our Beautiful Earth – Happy New Year Photos and Greetings from the ISS Crew

View of the Alps From Space
Expedition 42 Flight Engineer Samantha Cristoforetti of the European Space Agency (ESA) took this photograph of the Alps from the International Space Station. She wrote, “I’m biased, but aren’t the Alps from space spectacular? What a foggy day on the Po plane, though! #Italy” Credit: NASA/ESA/Samantha Cristoforetti

As we say goodbye to 2014 and ring in New Year 2015, the Expedition 42 crew living and working aboard the International Space Station enjoy the new gallery of images they’ve sent back of ‘Our Beautiful Earth.’

The current six person crew including astronauts and cosmonauts from three nations; America, Russia and Italy including four men and two women celebrating New Years 2015 aboard the massive orbiting lab complex. (…)
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