Watch the International Space Station Photobomb the Moon in These Awesome NASA Views | 4/9/2019 | Samantha Mathewson
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The International Space Station (ISS) stands out against the lunar backdrop in a series of stunning new photos from NASA.

The photos, taken on March 16 from Chantilly, Virginia, captured the space station as it passed in front of the moon, traveling at roughly 5 miles (8 kilometers) per second, NASA officials said in photo captions.

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The space station orbits Earth about 15 times a day, at a speed of 17,000 mph (28,000 km/h). A new composite image, made from five individual frames, shows the space station during different stages of its transit across the lunar surface.

A composite image of five shots of the International Space Station as it passed in front of the moon on March 16, 2019.

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The space station is currently home to Expedition 59, which began on March 14....
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