Explore Our Planet
The cupola on the International Space Station is a dome-shaped module with seven windows that provide astronauts with an amazing 360-degree view of Earth. Now it’s your turn to explore Earth from the cupola, track the location of the ISS, and view spectacular photos.
Look out the Cupola
Astronaut Suni Williams
ISS Expedition 33 Commander Suni Williams gives a friendly, guided tour of the cupola and its majestic view of Earth.
Taking Photos of Earth
Astronaut Don Pettit
Astronaut Don Pettit has taken some of the most amazing photos of Earth from space. Watch as he shares his vision, experience, and photos.
Capturing the Moment
Astronaut Chris Hadfield
Astronaut Chris Hadfield, with his inimitable personal style, shows you how to select targets, compose the photo, and capture the moment.
Astronaut Scott Kelly
Astronaut Scott Kelly shared over 1,000 photos on Twitter during his Year In Space mission. View them all in full resolution.
Interview from Above
Astronaut Reid Wisemam
Astronaut Reid Wiseman captured many amazing images of Earth while living on the space station. Find out his insights on life in space, Earth observation and photography.