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Striking Earth’s Images from Space (18 pictures)

The European Space Agency (ESA) is Europe’s gateway to space. An international organisation with 20 Member States, the ESA in its current form was created in 1975. Since then they have shared amazing research and images for the world to learn from. With almost 12,000 high-resolution images available through their website, their extensive archive is a great online resource for research and inspiration.

Best Ever Astronaut ‘Selfies’ (14 pictures)

“Talk about a selfie!” wrote former astronaut Clay Anderson on Twitter yesterday (Oct. 1). He posted that comment along with a favorite photo from Expedition 15, when he was standing in restraints on the robotic Canadarm2. Off in the distance, he saw his shadow against the solar array panels of a Soyuz spacecraft.

That got us thinking — what are the best astronaut selfies? Below are some of our favourites (some intentional, some not) from over the years. Any that we have missed? Let us know in the comments!

Tattoos From The Past (40 pictures)

As many of you have probably noticed, tattoos are very popular right now. To those who don’t know the history, tattooing may seem like some sort of fad but tattooing has been around for a very long time.

What do you think, are they different from those we see today?