Pictures taken by Kuipers aboard the ISS
André Kuipers snapped some amazing pictures from behind the window of the International Space Station. Here's a collection of his best ones.
Amsterdam and surroundings, on April 5 2012. Taken with a Nikon D3s 180 mm
Sunny day in Haarlemmermeer, the Netherlands
Haarlem, Ijmuiden. See the aircraft along the North Sea Canal.
Muiden, Muiderslot, Naarden Vesting, Naardermeer, Almere, The Netherlands
Europe by night. Dark down below and sun on the ISS. At this moment the ISS is visible from the ground
Amsterdam and surroundings, on April 5 2012.
Moonset as seen from the ISS
Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, England, Wales
Paris at night seen from space
Sahara sand treks hundreds of kilometres across the Atlantic Ocean.
Rotterdam, the Maasvlakte and the south of Holland.
London Town, night of April 5th
Zandvoort, the Netherlands
Amsterdam-Oost, the Netherlands
The boat to Texel, the Netherlands. Taken with a 400mm lens
ATV docked. Here you can see how the ISS and ATV use their rocket engines in a coordinated dance.