Beautiful Earth from Space by André Kuipers [18 Pics]

Somolian Desert From Space by Andre Kuipers

Jun 16 2012

André takes these photos using his Nikon D2X on the International Space Station and shares them with people on Flickr. Photos like these are always worth sharing!

The cover photo is of the “veins” in the Somolian Desert.

San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge from Space by Andre Kuipers

Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco, California, USA.

Dubai from Space by Andre Kuipers

The Palm and the World of Islands in Dubai, UAE.

Australia from Space by Andre Kuipers

Australia.

Lake Powell and Colorado River from Space by Andre Kuipers

Lake Powell and Colorado River. Some of the nicest places to visit in the summer time in the US.

Sahara Desert Crater from Space by Andre Kuipers

A lava crater in the Sahara Desert.

Sahara Desert Pattern from Space by Andre Kuipers

A pattern in the ever-shifting sands of the Sahara Desert.

Andes Mountains From Space by Andre Kuipers

Spooky clouds over the Andes Mountains (Argentina/Chile).

Mauritanie From Space by Andre Kuipers

Mauritanie, Africa.

Galapagos Islands from Space by Andre Kuipers

The world famous Galápagos Islands which are now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (This is the place Charles Darwin studied)

Vietnam coast - fishing boats everywhere from Space by Andre Kuipers

The coast of Vietnam. (Fishing boats all the way to Hanoi).

Wales, Ireland from Space by Andre Kuipers

Aurora over Wales and Ireland.

Maldives from Space by Andre Kuipers

Beautiful Maldives islands. They are amazing for vacations – see why.

Salt Lake City from Space by Andre Kuipers

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

Tambora Volcano from Space by Andre Kuipers

Tambora Volcano on the Indonesian island Sumbawa.

London Town from Space by Andre Kuipers

London Town at night.

Soyouz docked with the ISS in Space by Andre Kuipers

Soyouz docked to the ISS.

Southern Lights over Antarctica and Australia by Andre Kuipers

Southern lights over Antarctica and Australia.

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