Astronaut Scott Kelly posted this photo of Australia taken from the International Space Station on Twitter with the caption, "#EarthArt A single pass over the #Australian continent. Picture 17 of 17. #YearInSpace".
On November 2nd, 2013, he left his wife and three children in Melbourne and set off on his nearly two-year journey across the entire continent of Australia.
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) Kounotori 5 H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV-5) is seen illuminated during a night pass with the Nile river lit up on the Earth below. The cargo vehicle was berthed to the International Space Station for 5 weeks, being released on Sept. 28, 2015 after delivering almost 5 tons of hardware and supplies.
Astronaut Scott Kelly posted this photo of Spain taken from the International Space Station on Instagram with the caption, "Color palette of the #Spanish coast is an appealing morning view. #GoodMorning from @ISS! #YearInSpace #colors #colorful #earth #space #spacestation #iss #morning".
Astronaut Scott Kelly along with his brother, former Astronaut Mark Kelly speak to news media on Jan. 19, 2015 about Scott Kelly's 1-year mission.