STS-128: Departure 2  

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Uploaded: 09/11/09 5:33 AM GMT
STS-128: Departure 2
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A nice composition taken from the departing Discovery shuttle showing the ISS after the recent construction mission.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL.


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09/14/09 5:03 PM GMT
Wow, this is beautiful. Makes for a great DT when opened at full screen too. Fav'd and thanks for sharing!
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09/14/09 10:40 PM GMT
That is an awesome shot! Thanks for sharing this.

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“Won't you come into the garden? I would like my roses to see you” - Richard Brinsley Sheridan
09/15/09 3:48 AM GMT
I hate to say it, but I've always thought our space vehicles are homely, especially when compared to Captain Kirk's Enterprise. However, it is a striking comparison to the big blue marble below...looking strange and fragile.
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"The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne, Thassay so hard, so sharp the conquering..." Chaucer
09/15/09 7:57 AM GMT
A very special shot. The contrast is awesome. Definitely a fave.
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