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Here are some cool International Space Station photos. You can make any of these images into your computer desktop wallpaper. Just click on an image to enlarge it, and then choose “Set as Desktop Background”.
This is a great view of the International Space Station as seen from the space shuttle Discovery. The image was taken during the STS-119 mission on March 25, 2009.
This is a nice full-view image of the International Space Station above the planet earth. This photo was taken by from the Space Shuttle Discovery during the STS-114 mission.
This is an image of the International Space Station taken by Commander Dominic Gorie of the STS-108 mission. This photo was taken from the space shuttle Endeavour. The image also features a view of Miami, Florida.
This picture shows two astronauts, Robert L. Curbeam, Jr. (left) and Christer Fuglesang while conducting an extravehicular activity outside the International Space Station as part of the STS-116 mission. On the background is the Cook Strait in New Zealand and the Pacific Ocean.
Here’s a radar image of the International Space Station as seen by Germany’s remote sensing satellite, TerraSAR-X on March 13, 2008. Image Credit: DLR
We have written many articles about the International Space Station for Universe Today. Here’s an article about the 100th launch to the International Space Station, and here’s an article about tracking the International Space Station.
We’ve also recorded an episode of Astronomy Cast about the space shuttle. Listen here, Episode 127: The US Space Shuttle.