NASA’s 15 Best Aerial Earth Views of 2015

We can say that 2015 was a great year, filled by impressive aerial views of Earth, for the astronauts of the International Space Station. A week ago, the NASA Johnson Space Center’s Earth Observations team has listed a top 15 of the most beautiful Earth views, captured by these astronauts all year long : from the Sahara to the Hawaii volcanoes through Himalayas snowy mountains and pink salt ponds of Australia.

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1. Lake Chad and a Bodele Dust Plume, Sahara.
Expedition 42: February 2, 2015.

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2. Volcanoes, Vog, and Vortices, Hawaii.
Expedition 42: February 8, 2015.

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3. Sierra Nevada de ​Santa Marta, northern Colombia.
Expedition 42: February 27, 2015.

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4. Scandinavia at Night.
Expedition 43: April 3, 2015.

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5. Good Air and Brown Water, Argentina.
Expedition 43: April 6, 2015.

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6. Rivers and Snow in the Himalayas, China and India.
Expedition 43: April 8, 2015.

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7. Laguna Colorada, Bolivia.
Expedition 43: April 16, 2015.

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8. Adele Island, northwest Australia.
Expedition 44: June 11, 2015.

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9. Salt Ponds, western Australia.
Expedition 44: June 11, 2015.

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10. Shaping Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
Expedition 44: June 13, 2015.

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11. The Port of Sfax, Tunisia.
Expedition 44: June 19, 2015.

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12. Flooding on the Mekong River floodplain, Thailand and Laos.
Expedition 44: August 8, 2015.

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13. Red Sprites, northwest Mexico.
Expedition 44: August 10, 2015.

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14. Aquaculture, northeast China.
Expedition 44: September 6, 2015.

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15. India-Pakistan Border at Night.
Expedition 45: September 23, 2015.

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