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About halfway through today's spacewalk, two cosmonauts hook up cables to the Prichal module as the station flies into an orbital sunrise.
Happy New Year! The station orbits the Earth at 17,500 miles per hour (28,000 kilometers per hour) enabling the crew to see 16 sunrises and sunsets each day.
Happy New Year! The station crew sees 16 sunrises a day, and they officially started 2022 at 12am GMT.
This one minute time-lapse video shows a 27-minute orbital night pass the space station took from Germany to Indonesia on March 21.
These long-exposure pics from the station show the Milky Way above the atmospheric glow blanketing Earth's horizon. More pics...