The striking X appearing in this lunarscape is easily visible in binoculars or a small telescope. Yet, not too many have seen it. The catch is this lunar X is […]

.@AstroPeggy attacked by the @Space_Station monster! She was working on our cooling loops: temperature control is a big deal for equipment — Thomas Pesquet (@Thom_astro) December 10, 2016

ESA Astronaut @Thom_astro has been snapping lots of pictures during his current @Space_Station mission. Here are our faves from this week. — ISS National Lab (@ISS_CASIS) December 10, 2016

#OTD 10 Dec 2006 launch of #ESA astronaut @CFuglesang on #STS-116 #Discovery to @Space_Station, 1st Swedish citizen in space @NASAhistory — ESA space history (@ESA_History) December 10, 2016

In space we don’t have landscape available for #sunset pictures so I made a friend take a pose#astropilotsunsetchallenge#sunsetchallenge — Thomas Pesquet (@Thom_astro) December 10, 2016

And an @ESA_XMM image taken this week 17 years on and still going strong — ESA (@esa) December 10, 2016

Launched #OTD 10 Dec @esa_xmm space #selfie — ESA (@esa) December 10, 2016

Crew #selfie with @astro_shane & @astroPeggy in the Cupola! #Proxima — Thomas Pesquet (@Thom_astro) December 9, 2016

A look back at our #spaceweek in images — ESA (@esa) December 10, 2016

Have a safe flight, #HTV6. Looking forward to your arrival! @MidnightMagicNY – Beam Me Up #songs4space — Thomas Pesquet (@Thom_astro) December 9, 2016