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Fujiyama (Fuji) (photo)

Fujiyama (Fuji) is an active stratovolcano on the Japanese island of Honshu, 90 kilometers southwest of Tokyo. A stratovolcano or layered volcano is a type of volcano that has a conical shape and is composed of many solidified layers of lava, tephra and volcanic ash. It is characterized by a tall, steep shape and periodic […]

Brazil (photo)

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Fly over New Zealand (video)

Fly over New Zealand

Coral Islands in the Indian Ocean (photo)

Mayotte Island. Comoros Gloriez Islands

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 […]

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 […]

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

Desert Landscapes Saudi Arabia (photo)

Пустынные пейзажи Саудовской Аравии

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Mexico (photo)

Города мира - Мексика

Welcome to Mexico, the largest Hispanic country in the world! Ciudad Juarez Dell City Interesting facts about this country that you probably did not know: The first people appeared on the territory of modern Mexico at least by the XX millennium BC. In ancient times, Mexico was inhabited by many powerful tribes, the most famous […]

Cities of the World — Dubai (photo)

Города Мира — Дубай

The Palm Jumeirah is an artificial archipelago in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, created using land reclamation by Nakheel which extends into the Persian Gulf. Download big picture:

Canary Islands (photo)

Канарские острова

Tenerife Is the largest island of the eight Canary Islands (Spain). Tenerife is known internationally for its warm and pleasant climate, as the “Island of Eternal Spring”. The island, which lies at the same latitude as central Florida, enjoys a warm tropical climate with an average of 18–24 °C (64–75 °F) in the winter and […]

Fly over Canada! (фото)

Пролетаем Канаду!

Canada ranks second in the world in area – 9 984 670 km², after Russia (17 125 191 km²). This country was founded by the French explorer Jacques Cartier in 1534. Being the second largest country in the world – with the longest coastline in the world – Canada is known for road travel. This […]

Amur is a River in the Far East in East Asia (photo)

Амур — река на Дальнем Востоке в Восточной Азии

Cupid flows through the territory of Russia and the border of Russia with China. Amur is distinguished by a diversity of ichthyofauna. ~ 111-140 species and subspecies of fish belonging to the five faunal ichthyocomplexes live here and only 36 of them are of commercial importance. Along with typical species, representatives of the “Chinese” and […]

May 21 is celebrated all over the world – International Space Day! (photo)

С Днём космоса, друзья!

According to Einstein’s theory of relativity – the Universe has arisen from a certain point with a very high density and an infinite amount of energy – the Big Bang. There are other theories, but at the moment there is no way to test any of them. Astrophysicists believe that the universe is the same […]

Earth Paints – Australia (photo)

Краски Земли — Австралия

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Iranian Desert (photo)

Иранские пустыни

In the photographs the desert of Iran. Deshte Kevir is a salt marsh desert. Its total area is about 55,000 km2. On the territory of Dasht-e Kaviris the Iranian cosmodrome – Semnan. Deshte Lut – sand and salt marshes desert. A shallow lake forms in the low part of the salt marsh basin of the […]

Cities of the World – Adelaide is the capital City of the State of South Australia (photo)

Города мира — пятый по величине город Австралии — Аделаида

Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-most populous city of Australia. Named in honour of Queen Adelaide, consort to King William IV, the city was founded in 1836 as the planned capital for the only freely-settled British province in Australia. Adelaide is situated on the Adelaide Plains north […]

Earth Day. March 22 (фото)

22 Марта - День Земли

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around the world on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, it now includes events coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network. Download big pictures:

You can look forever at fire, water and the night sky… (photo)

Можно смотреть вечно на огонь, воду и на ночное небо

Flying over the Yucatan Peninsula… (photo)

Пролетая над полуостровом Юкатан...

Flying over the Yucatan Peninsula in southeastern Mexico, separates the Caribbean Sea from the Gulf of Mexico, with the northern coastline on the Yucatán Channel. The Yucatán Peninsula is the site of the Chicxulub crater impact, which was created about 65 million years ago by an asteroid of about 6 to 9 miles. A widely […]

Earth Paints – Kuyalnitsky Estuary (photo)

Краски Земли - Куяльницкий лиман

The pearl of the “Colors of the Earth” collection is the Kuyalnitsky estuary located 3 km northwest of the coast of the Odessa Gulf of the Black Sea, 8 km from the center of Odessa. Its name is associated with a high concentration of salt in the water of the estuary – more than 300 […]

Dombay, Karachay-Cherkess Republic (photo)

Домбай - один из современных горнолыжных, альпинистских и туристских центров России, настоящая мекка Большого Кавказа

Dombay is an urban locality (a resort settlement) under the administrative jurisdiction of the town of republic significance of Karachayevsk in the Karachay-Cherkess Republic, Russia. Dombay is situated within the Teberda Nature Reserve (zapovednik) and is a popular tourist destination. The area attracts people for its skiing and hiking trails and natural beauty of the […]

Bikini Atoll is a coral Reef in the Marshall Islands (photo)

Атолл Бикини. Тихий океан. Цепь Ралик на Маршалловых Островах

Bikini Atoll is a coral reef in the Marshall Islands consisting of 23 islands surrounding a 229.4-square-mile (594.1 km2) central lagoon. The atoll is at the northern end of the Ralik Chain. In popular culture: Mondo Cane shows the effects of the nuclear tests on the wildlife. The documentary Bikini – mon amour by Oliver […]

The Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft landed in Kazakhstan on 6 February 2020 (video)

Возвращение экипажа корабля «Союз МС-13» 6 февраля 2020 г

The Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft landed in Kazakhstan on 6 February 2020 with NASA astronaut Christina Koch, ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano and cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov of Roscosmos.

Landing (photo)

Приземление

Thank you all for your support! We are finally home.

October 04, 2018. Soyuz MS-08 Landing (video)

04 октября 2018. Приземление «Союз МС-08»

Roskosmos (rus) Landing (Full Version)

Before Landing (photo, video)

I know how much I’ll miss this ISS life, but now I look forward to seeing my family on Earth! Recently we had cosmic Sushi for dinner… … and it was really, really good and tasty! Today it is, practically, the last day of our crew on board the ISS . And tomorrow, we’ll eat […]