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Tim’s Top 20

17/06/2016 45386 views
ESA / Science & Exploration / Human and Robotic Exploration / Principia / Highlights

The 20 best images taken by ESA astronaut Tim Peake selected by photographer Max Alexander. Tim shared over 400 pictures during his six-month Principia mission on the International Space Station, many from the European-built Cupola observatory.

Photography is a common pastime for astronauts in space when they are not running research for scientists on Earth or maintaining the Station, but the cameras are also used to document experiments and take pictures for mission control.

See all of Tim's pictures on his Flickr page: https://www.flickr.com/photos/timpeake/

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    Vancouver Island, Canada

    17/06/2016 3578 views 16 likes
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    Vancouver Island, Canada
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    United Kingdom and northern lights

    17/06/2016 2148 views 14 likes
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    United Kingdom and northern lights
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    Smoking Volcano

    17/06/2016 1779 views 8 likes
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    Smoking Volcano
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    Patagonia Ice Field

    17/06/2016 1716 views 6 likes
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    Patagonia Ice Field
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    Panama canal

    17/06/2016 1584 views 5 likes
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    Panama canal
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    Yucatan Peninsula – Site of the Chicxulub impact crater

    17/06/2016 4185 views 16 likes
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    Yucatan Peninsula
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    Cumulonimbus

    17/06/2016 1693 views 15 likes
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    Cumulonimbus
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    Surf clouds

    17/06/2016 785 views 4 likes
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    Surf clouds
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    Africa art

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    Africa art
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    Swirling plankton

    17/06/2016 937 views 10 likes
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    Swirling plankton
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    Waxing gibbous moon

    17/06/2016 1287 views 10 likes
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    Waxing gibbous moon
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    Sunrise

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    Sunrise
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    Cygnus capture

    08/04/2016 1888 views 13 likes
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    Grappling Cygnus
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    Microsatellite Launch

    29/04/2016 2081 views 6 likes
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    DIWATA-1 launch
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    Catching a Dragon

    15/04/2016 1678 views 6 likes
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    Dragon photobomb
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    Eerie Aurora

    26/02/2016 3148 views 27 likes
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    Thick green fog of aurora
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    United Kingdom and France

    07/04/2016 7082 views 41 likes
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    United Kingdom and France
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    Italia!

    17/06/2016 1669 views 9 likes
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    Italia
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    More stars in the Universe than grains of sand on Earth

    17/06/2016 1331 views 8 likes
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    More stars in the Universe than grains of sand on Earth
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    Spacewalk selfie

    17/06/2016 1067 views 17 likes
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    Spacewalk selfie