Top 16 Earth images of 2016

Take a few minutes to enjoy these images of our planet taken by astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

Astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) take pictures of Earth out their windows nearly every day. Here are 16 of the best of this year, selected by people at the Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. Enjoy!

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Bottom line: Best images of Earth of 2016 taken by astronauts aboard the ISS.

Eleanor Imster