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Sunset Over Earth (NASA, International Space Station Science, 11/23/09)

The thin line of Earth's atmosphere and the setting sun are featured in this image photographed by a crew member on the International Space Station while space shuttle Atlantis (STS-129) remains docked with the station.

 

Image credit: NASA

 

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spaceflight.nasa.gov/gallery/images/station/crew-21/html/...

 

More about the Crew Earth Observation experiment aboard the International Space Station:

www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/science/experiments/CE...

 

More about space station science:

www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/science/index.html

 

There's a new Flickr group about Space Station Science. Please feel welcome to join! www.flickr.com/groups/stationscience/

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Taken on November 23, 2009