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Uploaded: 11/07/07 8:02 PM GMT
STS-120: Farewells and Welcome Homes.
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A parting shot of the International Space Station seen from Space Shuttle Discovery as the two spacecraft orbited in formation before Discovery broke away for its safe return to Florida today. Congratulations to the STS-120 and Expedition 16 crews on their successful and eventful mission.

Credit: NASA/JPL.

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::mimi
11/07/07 8:20 PM GMT
I just watched the Discovery land live on TV and watched the astronauts disembark. That is always and emotional moment for me when the spacecraft touches down safely. I wonder what went through the mind of the astronaut that stayed on board the ISS?
Just a thought as I viewed this amazing image that you worked on for me to enjoy. Many thanks my friend ;=)
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~mimi~
Genver
11/08/07 1:31 AM GMT
Nice space view,a good picture.
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::Hottrockin
11/10/07 12:21 AM GMT
~per comment request~

Uncle Phil, gettin' a comment request?? Has hell frozen over?? 8~P

This has a vertigo type feel to it....really neat as the head kinda goes one way and the eyes go the other!!

Keep'em coming as we always wanna see more!!

Oh yeah...WELCOME to Caedes!! :~O

Hehehe!!
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Why do the pictures come out square when the lens is round?? Picture Purrrfect .
::Bggringo
11/12/07 11:59 PM GMT
Always find the pictures from NASA to be spectacular, there lenses and the lack of atmosphere add such clarity to the shot. Nice ....next time take me with you, i have a few camera angles i'd like to try LOL.
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Life is short, break the rules, forgive quickly, kiss slowly, love truly, laugh uncontrollably and never regret anything that made you smile. quote: my friend Lori.
nefurfoot
11/13/07 2:27 AM GMT
These photos of our world from space always make me feel so humble...and grateful that people still have the inspiration and courage to go there. Thank you for these breath taking moments.
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.GameHippie
11/13/07 2:56 AM GMT
Very cool
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Garren Wilkins an insane little one...
.Inkeri
11/13/07 6:10 PM GMT
Fantastic space view..Stunning capture..
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.kimsoosun
11/17/07 3:18 AM GMT
The space station looks like a insect almost floating around in the sky.
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I used to be an idealist, but I got mugged by reality.
vnvet68
11/23/07 4:22 AM GMT
"i took the trash out yesterday, your turn today"!
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