<p dir="ltr"><strong>Orion's Belt rises above the ghostly arc that defines the Earth's atmosphere, in this <a href="http://www.nasa.gov/content/orions-belt-rises-through-the-atmosphere/#.U6yHQI1dU3c">June 23 view</a> from the International Space Station.</strong></p><p>Astronaut Reid Wiseman captured the photo from a space station observation window, a favorite place for crew members. Wiseman regularly shares photos with the world <a href="https://twitter.com/astro_reid">on Twitter</a>.</p><p dir="ltr">The <a href="http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/structure/elements/destiny.html">Destiny lab module</a>, a laboratory used by crew scientists aboard the station, is seen in the upper right of the picture.</p>

Above the Atmosphere

Orion's Belt rises above the ghostly arc that defines the Earth's atmosphere, in this June 23 view from the International Space Station.

Astronaut Reid Wiseman captured the photo from a space station observation window, a favorite place for crew members. Wiseman regularly shares photos with the world on Twitter.

The Destiny lab module, a laboratory used by crew scientists aboard the station, is seen in the upper right of the picture.

PHOTOGRAPH BY NASA/REX VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS

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