July 25, 2011
This view featuring the Aurora Australis or southern lights was photographed by the STS-111 crew members aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour. When this photograph was taken, the shuttle was in a position south of Australia. The Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth provides searchable access to other photographs of Earth taken by astronauts.
Topics: Space Shuttle, Human spaceflight, Space Shuttle program, Environment, STS-59, STS-127, Edwards Air Force Base, Spaceflight