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In photos: Our home in space

 Reuters 30 November 2019

As the International Space Station celebrates 15 years of occupancy, we share photos from NASA depicting life on the largest man-made object in space, orbiting approximately 250km above Earth. (137 Words) - By Staff writer

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Astronaut Mike Hopkins as he participates in the second of two spacewalks which took place on December 24, 2019.Credit: REUTERS/NASA

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The International Space Station seen from above.Credit NASA

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Astronaut Chris Cassidy inside the Cupola using a 400mm lens on a digital still camera to photograph a target of opportunity on Earth, some 250 miles below, on June 10, 2019.Credit: REUTERS/NASA

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Backdropped by Earth's horizon and the blackness of space, a portion of the International Space Station is featured in this image photographed by a crew member aboard the station in this photo released by NASA and taken February 15, 2019.Credit: REUTERS/NASA

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NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg demonstrates how she washes her hair in zero gravity on July 12, 2019.Credit: REUTERS/NASA

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NASA astronaut Sunita Williams takes part in the third session of extravehicular activity outside the International Space Station on September 5, 2019.Credit: REUTERS/NASA

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Space tourist Anousheh Ansari while enroute to the International Space Station on September 18, 2019. Credit: REUTERS/NASA

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The International Space Station is seen with the docked space shuttle Endeavour in this photo provided by NASA and taken May 23, 2019. The photo was taken by Expedition 27 crew member Paolo Nespoli from the Soyuz TMA-20 following its undocking and is the first-ever image of a space shuttle docked to the International Space Station.Credit: REUTERS/NASA


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