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Comet Lovejoy

Comet Lovejoy seen from the ISS [8 pics]

1 Comet Lovejoy and Chile at Night (ISS 12/26/11) This busy night time panorama was photographed by one of the Expedition 30 crew members from the International Space Station on Dec. 26, 2011. Comet Lovejoy streaks through the star-filled sky just to the right of center. The land mass is the coast of Chile, looking […]

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Russian Cosmonaut photos

Spectacular Photos from the ISS by cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin [50 pics]

1 Spectacular photos by Cosmonaut Yurchikhin:  Triggerpit staff: “Purple sea around a what looks like an atoll. The image is very powerful and we would very much like to know where this is so we can plan our next vacation trip.”From Laura in Comments below: “Nikumaroro or Gardener Island of the Phoenix Islands, Kiribati – […]

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Spacewalks Astronauts Curbeam and Fuglesang

Spacewalks – the blue sky below us [32 Pics]

Introduction Breathtaking views of Spacewalks with our blue planet below. Space Shuttle Discovery made its last appearance to ISS and the Astronauts had a few Spacewalks. We have put together the best, and most breathtaking images of these spacewalks and previous spacewalks throughout history. Facts: Extra-vehicular activity (EVA) is work done by an astronaut away […]

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Space Shuttle Discovery and the moon

Space Shuttle Discovery – Getting ready for its final mission [26 Pics]

1 Space Shuttle Discovery being moved to launchpad at nightCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Bathed in bright xenon lights, space shuttle Discovery makes its nighttime trek, known as “rollout,” from the Vehicle Assembly Building to Launch Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It will take the shuttle, attached to its external fuel tank, […]

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Astronaut Wheelock

More ISS photos from space poet & NASA astronaut Wheelock [40 Pics]

1 To my beloved Doris Stone, and all that love peace and freedom…Grace and Peace on this blessed Independence Day! From the Node 2 ‘Harmony Module’ in the U.S. Segment, with Sonny Stone’s Congressional Medal of Honor…”No greater love…” 07-04-2010 (credit: NASA)

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