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10 Years of Aqua Satellite’s Incredible Images of Earth From Space

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‘Ring of Fire’ Solar Eclipse occurring around on May 20. The full solar eclipse can be seen in parts of the western United States, while everyone else will have a partial eclipse.

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Astronaut Snaps Stunning Meteor Pictures from Space

On the night of April 21, the 2012 Lyrid meteor shower peaked in the skies over Earth. While NASA allsky cameras were looking up at the night skies, astronaut Don Pettit aboard the International Space Station trained his video camera on Earth below

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10 Years of Aqua Satellite’s Incredible Images of Earth From Space

The rainbow feature in this image taken by Aqua over the Pacific Ocean on May 20, 2008 is an optical phenomenon known as a glory.

This is one of a series of photos taken by Expedition 31 Flight Engineer Don Pettit aboard the International Space Station, showing a shadow of the moon created by the May 20, 2012 solar eclipse, as the shadow spreads across cloud cover on Earth.

10 Years of Aqua Satellite’s Incredible Images of Earth From Space

Known as wave clouds, these long, semicircular clouds were created by cool dry air coming from over Africa interacting with warm, humid air over the Atlantic Ocean. This image was captured by Aqua on Oct. 9, 2007.

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is launched at 3:44 a.m. EDT (0744 GMT) from Cape Canaveral's Complex 40 to propel the Dragon spacecraft on the first private voyage to the International Space Station.

10 Years of Aqua Satellite’s Incredible Images of Earth From Space

Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull Volcano erupted in 2010, coating Iceland with ash and repeatedly grounding air traffic in Europe. In this image, taken by Aqua on May 12, 2010, the volcano's ash rises above the clouds.

10 Years of Aqua Satellite’s Incredible Images of Earth From Space

This massive phytoplankton bloom off the coast of Argentinian Patagonia was captured by Aqua on Dec. 21, 2010.

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is launched at 3:44 a.m. EDT (0744 GMT) from Cape Canaveral's Complex 40 to propel the Dragon spacecraft on the first private voyage to the International Space Station.