“Winter landscapes are also magical from the International Space Station,” French astronaut Thomas Pesquet wrote when he shared this photo of the Dnieper River on social media. Pesquet took the photo as the space station flew over Russia on Feb. 9.

A storied NASA launchpad hosted a dazzling pyrotechnic display as a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket roared to life on Sunday morning (Feb. 19), sending nearly 5,500 lbs. (2,500 kilograms) of cargo on a journey to the International Space Station.