<p><strong>One day after the loss of an <a href="http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/14/141028-rocket-explosion-nasa-science/">International Space Station supply rocket</a>, NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman posted<a href="https://twitter.com/astro_reid/status/527503353019138048"> this sublime view </a>of the sunrise on the Earth's horizon.</strong></p><p dir="ltr">"Not every day is easy. Yesterday was a tough one," Wiseman said on Twitter, referencing the loss of the Cygnus supply spacecraft aboard the rocket, which was carrying 5,050 pounds (more than 2,260 kilograms) of experiments, equipment, and fuel to the orbiting lab.</p><p dir="ltr">The space station has at least four months' worth of food aboard, NASA says, with more supplies on the way.</p><p><em>—By Dan Vergano, photo gallery by Nicole Werbeck</em></p>

Sun Also Rises

One day after the loss of an International Space Station supply rocket, NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman posted this sublime view of the sunrise on the Earth's horizon.

"Not every day is easy. Yesterday was a tough one," Wiseman said on Twitter, referencing the loss of the Cygnus supply spacecraft aboard the rocket, which was carrying 5,050 pounds (more than 2,260 kilograms) of experiments, equipment, and fuel to the orbiting lab.

The space station has at least four months' worth of food aboard, NASA says, with more supplies on the way.

—By Dan Vergano, photo gallery by Nicole Werbeck

Photograph by Reid Wiseman, NASA

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A sunrise consoles space station crew after the loss of an unmanned Antares supply rocket, with Mars and the stars offering more consolation.

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