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This high oblique Earth scene from the STS-125 crew is reminiscent of Gemini 11 photos 43 years ago,because of similar altitudes, approximately 350 statute miles. The Florida peninsula and its neighboring geographic features are easily recognizable beneath the clouds along with the tell-tale change in water color associated with the “Tongue of the Ocean.”
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The Space Shuttle Atlantis’ remote manipulator system arm lifts the Hubble Space Telescope from the cargo bay and is moments away from releasing the orbital observatory to start it on its way back home to observe the universe.
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Backdropped by the blackness of space and the thin line of Earth’s atmosphere, Space Shuttle Atlantis’ payload bay, Canadian-built remote manipulator system (RMS) robotic arm, vertical stabilizer and orbital maneuvering system (OMS) pods are featured in this image photographed by an STS-125 crewmember on flight day 10.
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Backdropped by a colorful Earth and the blackness of space, the Leonardo Multi-Purpose Logistics Module visible in Space Shuttle Endeavour’s payload bay, vertical stabilizer, orbital maneuvering system (OMS) pods and docking mechanism are featured in this image photographed by a STS-126 crewmember.
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Astronaut Tim Kopra, mission specialist, is pictured in the forward port side area of Endeavour’s cargo bay during the first of five planned spacewalks to be performed on the International Space Station by the STS-127 crew. When the Endeavour crew returns to Earth, Kopra will stay onboard the space station to serve as flight engineer for ISS expedition duty.
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Astronaut Christopher Cassidy, STS-127 mission specialist, participates in Endeavour’s third space walk of a scheduled five overall for this flight. This was Cassidy’s first of a scheduled three sessions for him.
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This scene, showing the cabin of Space Shuttle Discovery while docked with the International Space Station, was photographed by one of the space walking astronauts during the mission’s first session of extravehicular activity (EVA). Astronaut Rick Sturckow, STS-128 commander, can be seen through a forward flight deck window.
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Space shuttle Atlantis and its six-member STS-129 crew head toward Earth orbit and rendezvous with the International Space Station. Liftoff was on time at 2:28 p.m. (EST) on Nov. 16, 2009 from launch pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Florida. Onboard are astronauts Charles O. Hobaugh, commander; Barry E. Wilmore, pilot; along with Leland Melvin, Mike Foreman, Robert L. Satcher Jr. and Randy Bresnik, all mission specialists. Atlantis will deliver two Express Logistics Carriers to the station, the largest of the shuttle’s cargo carriers, containing 15 spare pieces of equipment including two gyroscopes, two nitrogen tank assemblies, two pump modules, an ammonia tank assembly and a spare latching end effector for the station’s robotic arm. Atlantis will return to Earth a station crew member, Nicole Stott, who has spent almost three months aboard the orbiting laboratory. STS-129 is slated to be the final space shuttle Expedition crew rotation flight.
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Backdropped by a blue and white part of Earth, the aft section of the docked space shuttle Atlantis (STS-129) is featured in this image photographed by a crew member on the International Space Station.
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Against a black night sky, space shuttle Endeavour and its six-member STS-130 crew head toward Earth orbit and rendezvous with the International Space Station. Liftoff was at 4:14 a.m. (EST) on Feb. 8, 2010 from launch pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.
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