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Archives: July, 2020

Coral Islands in the Indian Ocean (photo)

Mayotte Island. Comoros Gloriez Islands

Sunrise on the ISS (video)

Рассвет на МКС

One of 16 Sunrises per Day on the ISS.

Cities in Russia — Moscow, the Capital of our Country at Night (photo)

Москва — столица нашей страны, снятая в ночное время

Moscow is easily recognizable from a photo taken on board the ISS, since it has a radial-beam layout of the city. The city consists of several streets and rings running from the center (3 transport – MKAD, Sadovoe, 3rd transport, as well as the Boulevard Ring). The Moscow metro is built on the same principle […]

Observation of the Earth from Cupola (video)

Наблюдение Земли с МКС из Cupola

Western China and Lake Kukunor (Qinghai) (photo)

Западная провинция Китая и озеро «Кукунор» (провинция Цинхай)

Kukunor is the second largest inland mountain salt lake in Central Asia after Lake Issyk-Kul. It is mountainous and is located at an altitude of 3205 m. Chinese – Qinghai, Mongolian – Khukh-Nur and Tibetan – Tso Ngongpo names mean “blue-green (turquoise) sea (lake)”.One of the first Europeans to explore the lake was the Russian […]

Diego Garcia is the largest Atoll Island of the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean (photo)

Атолл Диего-Гарсия — крупнейший остров-атолл архипелага Чагос

Diego Garcia is the largest atoll island of the Chagos archipelago in the Indian Ocean, located 1600 km south of Hindustan and 1200 km south of the Maldives. The lagoon, with an area of ​​about 27 km², is surrounded by a narrow strip of surface coral reefs. Diego Garcia has a length of about 60 […]

Repair of the Orlan Spacesuit on the ISS – Strengthening fixtures (video)

Ремонт скафандра Орлан на МКС - Усиление крепления светильников

Preparing for Spacewalk. Strengthening the Fastening of american Lamps on the Helmet of an Orlan Spacesuit.

The Light of the Night Cities of the Earth (photo)

Свет ночных городов Земли

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One of the most beautiful places on planet Earth – Altai (photo)

Алтай - Одно из самых красивых мест на планете Земля

Let’s get to know some of the sights of Altai: Mount Belukha is the main among all the natural attractions of the Altai Mountains. This is the highest peak in Altai – 4509 m above sea level. Located on the Katunsky ridge. Katun is the main river in Altai. The source of the river is […]

Volcanoes of Kamchatka and Aleutian Islands (video)

Вулканы Камчатки и Алеутских островов