Earth as seen by the Expedition 47 crew on May 31, 2016, from the International Space Station — looking from northwestern China on the bottom into eastern Kazakhstan. The large lake in Kazakhstan with golden sun glint is the crescent-shaped Lake Balkhash, the second largest lake in Central Asia.
Members of the Juno team celebrate at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., after they receive confirmation from the spacecraft that it successfully completed the engine burn and entered the orbit of Jupiter on July 4.
A single plume of plasma, many times taller than the diameter of Earth, rose up from the Sun, twisted and spun around, while spewing streams of particles for two days — Aug. 17-19, 2015 — before breaking apart.
NASA/GSFC/Solar Dynamics Observatory