Mostly in Instagram we can see photos of food, popular stars, selfies…But also there is such an Instagram that can make you wonder. It is Roskosmos’s page there.
Transportation of the carrier rocket “Proton-M” with a block of spacecraft “Glonass-M” to the launch pad of Baikonur.
Preparations for the launch of piloted spacecraft “Soyuz TMA-12M.” 03/26/2014.
Start was at 1:17 AM.
Space “truck” in flight.
Automated spacecraft’s docking approach with the ISS.
A cosmonaut in open space.
“Believe me, that for the human eye our planet is a mile and the most beautiful painting. Because it is our home! “- Cosmonaut, Hero of Russia, Fyodor Yurchikhin.
The blue strip is a “falling star”.
Passage of Venus across the solar disk – a phenomenon that happens once in a century. The next such passage will be in 2117
Lake Baikal – the deepest lake in the world and the largest natural fresh water reservoir.
The view of the Himalayas from the ISS. The Himalayas are recognized as the world’s highest mountain system. The chain has 109 peaks, most of which reach a height of 7300 m above sea level.
The Alps. The Allalin glacier from the ISS.
Mountain lakes of Chile, surrounded by incredible glaciers.
A sand storm in Mexico.
The Russian region of Kamchatka.
The bridges in Vladivostok. These are the two biggest cable-stayed bridges in Russia. The total length of the bridges are: The Russian – almost 1,900 meters, The Golden – about 1400 meters. The Russian bridge is listed in the Guinness Book of Records, among all cable-stayed bridge of the world it has the longest span – 1104 meters.
Dubai, the Persian Gulf, the artificial island of Palm Jumeirah. It is a part of the Palm Islands. Palm Islands were created in order to increase the flow of tourists. Each island is in the shape of a palm tree. The islands have added about 500 kilometers to the beaches of Dubai.
Typhoon Haiku. A picture from the satellite “Electro-L.” Thanks to it’s early detection,about 2 million people who would otherwise have suffered were evacuated.
Structure Richat (Guell-Riyadh Richat). In the Sahara desert.
The Grand Canyon and clouds.
View from the ISS of the deepest lake in Mongolia – Hovsgol. It accounts for about 2% of the world’s fresh water. Hovsgol – one of the seventeen ancient lakes in the world, is supposedly 5 million years old.
Patagonia – an endless series of glaciers, fjords, lakes, forests, frozen ground and peaks of the Andes.
An amazing picture of Bolivia.
The Aral sea.
The landing of a manned spacecraft.
Descent usually takes about three hours, and it’s pretty hard, ending with a strong jolt when landing, which is called a soft landing.
A Baikonur’s sunset.