Spaceship Earth

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Each and every one of us is riding through the universe together on this spaceship we call Earth. We are all interconnected, we are all in this together, and we are all family.

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The picture that stunned the astronaut who took it 17 August 2011: the winding illuminated human-made border separating India & Pakistan. Orbiting Earth at 17,500 miles per hour, he thought he glimpsed a river from space.

Borders From Space

The picture that stunned the astronaut who took it 17 August 2011: the winding illuminated human-made border separating India & Pakistan. Orbiting Earth at 17,500 miles per hour, he thought he glimpsed a river from space.

Stefania G. L. on Twitter: "First Orbit~ Reliving the awe of the first #OrbitalPerspective

Stefania G. L. on Twitter

“First Orbit~ Reliving the awe of the first #OrbitalPerspective https://t.co/QRf1H19Tej Riley @astro_paolo @YurisNight”

Sometimes, you have to leave our planet to appreciate it. #OrbitalPerspective

Earth, the Marvelous Blue Orb (Published 2015)

Sometimes, you have to leave our planet to appreciate it. #OrbitalPerspective

The North Sea & English Channel from space

The North Sea & English Channel from space - post

3187 votes and 7072 views on Imgur: The magic of the Internet

A great look into the thoughts behind the photos from space.

Look At This: A Photo Astronaut Reid Wiseman Loves

Not many people can say they've Tweeted selfies from a spacewalk. Astronaut Reid Wiseman can. Back on Earth, he shares a few of his #spacetweets -- and one photo he really loves.

@astro_terry sent this image from the International Space Station saying, “It looks so peaceful from space, but this was a serious storm south of Alaska.” #space #astronaut #Alaska #photography

Instagram post by International Space Station • Mar 25, 2015 at 4:55pm UTC

22.6k Likes, 136 Comments - International Space Station (@iss) on Instagram: “@astro_terry sent this image from the International Space Station saying, “It looks so peaceful…”

Leonard Nimoy leaves us starstruck. For that, and for him, we are grateful. "A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. ‪ #LLAP"

Leonard Nimoy leaves us starstruck. For that, and for him, we are grateful. "A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. ‪ #LLAP"

TIME: In a new book, astronaut Ron Garan calls for a better approach to making the world a healthier, more peaceable place.

Want to Love Earth More? Leave it for a While

In a new book, astronaut Ron Garan calls for a better approach to making the world a healthier, more peaceable place.

Astonishing blue New Zealand lakes from the orbital perspective of astronauts and cosmonauts living and working together in space, 24 January 2015.

Astonishing blue New Zealand lakes from the orbital perspective of astronauts and cosmonauts living and working together in space, 24 January 2015.

O Canada! From east to western seas. Infinity on the horizon. From the #OrbitalPerspective of astronauts and cosmonauts living and working together on board the International Space Station 23 January 2015. Credit: NASA

O Canada! From east to western seas. Infinity on the horizon. From the #OrbitalPerspective of astronauts and cosmonauts living and working together on board the International Space Station 23 January 2015. Credit: NASA

Great Lakes and central US. --Astronaut Butch Wilmore from the International Space Station

Instagram post by International Space Station • Dec 8, 2014 at 3:05pm UTC

16k Likes, 242 Comments - International Space Station (@iss) on Instagram: ““Great lakes & central U.S.” #AstroButch Photo credit 127A5096 NASA/Butch Wilmore #nasa #nasajsc…”

Florida under a full moon. --Astronaut Butch Wilmore from the International Space Station.

Instagram post by International Space Station • Dec 8, 2014 at 3:09pm UTC

12.3k Likes, 183 Comments - International Space Station (@iss) on Instagram: “#Florida under #Fullmoon by #AstroButch. Thin Gulf cloud veil, #Miami shines bright, and the keys…”

Mountains over Montana, aurora to the north. --Astronaut Butch Wilmore from the International Space Station.

International Space Station on Instagram: ““Mountains over #Montana, #aurora to the North” #AstroButch Photo credit 127A5096 NASA/Butch Wilmore #nasa #nasajsc #spacestation…”

16.6k Likes, 284 Comments - International Space Station (@iss) on Instagram: ““Mountains over #Montana, #aurora to the North” #AstroButch Photo credit 127A5096 NASA/Butch…”

Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti: The world outside our window. So  far every time I looked outside I saw oceans!

Samantha Cristoforetti (@AstroSamantha)

The latest Tweets from Samantha Cristoforetti (@AstroSamantha). @ESA astronaut. ISS Exp 42/43. Book in Italian https://t.co/uFmdxekojh. In German https://t.co/bXyFhCb9Ra. Pre-order in English https://t.co/vCLGzIuLmF. Author royalties to @Unicef. Europe

On September 6, 1620, a ship with her passengers and crew set sail from Plymouth Harbor in England on a 3,000-mile voyage across the Atlantic Ocean to the "new world," planning to drop anchor where eleven years earlier the explorer Henry Hudson sailed in what is now New York Harbor, at the mouth of the river that bears his name .

Pilgrims Progress