<p dir="ltr"><strong>Panels from the <a href="http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/main/#.U-PXU4BdV14">International Space Station</a> dip into a shot of some of the Hawaiian islands (center) in an image released August 6.</strong></p><p>An Expedition 40 crewmember snapped a picture of the tropical paradise as the ISS flew 293 miles (472 kilometers) above the Pacific Ocean.</p><p><em>—Jane J. Lee</em></p>

High on Hawaii

Panels from the International Space Station dip into a shot of some of the Hawaiian islands (center) in an image released August 6.

An Expedition 40 crewmember snapped a picture of the tropical paradise as the ISS flew 293 miles (472 kilometers) above the Pacific Ocean.

—Jane J. Lee

Photograph by NASA

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