ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti took this picture during her Futura mission on the International Space Station in 2015.
The picture shows the Space Station's second module, Unity. Launched on 4 December 1998 oninsideSpace Shuttle Endeavour,it was joined to the Russian Zarya module two days later, forming the basis of the International Space Station. Also known as Node-1, the cylindrical module has six docking ports to connect visiting spacecraft and other modules.
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