As comes to an end, the Earth will soon have completed the 365.24219 revolutions on its axis and the 940 million kilometres of its orbit around the sun since the beginning of the year. Here are 16 stunning images taken in space in 2016.
Grand planet Earth
Astonishing light trail view from the ISS
Glowing storm in the Large Magellanic Cloud
Sunset in space
NASA astronaut Kate Rubins wears a space suit painted by pediatric cancer patients
Full moon on a bed of clouds
Sunrise in space
Never-before-seen perspective on Jupiter's South Pole
Red river deltas on Madagascar's west coast
Auroras below Canadarm2
Italy from space
Lakes and glaciers of Patagonia, South America
London, Paris and Brussels light the night
Amazing close-up of Saturn's rings
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