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December 15, 2011
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Soichi Noguchi, Expedition 22 flight engineer, uses a still camera at a window in the Cupola of the International Space Station while space shuttle Endeavour (STS-130) remains docked with the station. The mountains in the center window are the western Burhan Budai Shan (lower right), with Qaidam Basin and lakes (center), all just north of the city of Golmud, Qinghai Province, China.

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