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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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Beautiful Planet

Beautiful Planet – Oh I so want to go to the ISS! [34 Pics]

1 Indian Ocean Maldives “The sunny side of life” is a catchphrase used to attract tourists to the Maldive Islands. Well it certainly looks heavenly from the ISS. Time to order a large drink, you know, one with a lot of fruit and a little umbrella, then stretch out on a hammock and just enjoy […]

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Spacewalks Astronauts Curbeam and Fuglesang

Spacewalks – the blue sky below us [32 Pics]

1 Blue BathSTS-116 Mission Specialists Robert L. Curbeam, Jr. (left) and Christer Fuglesang participate in the first of the mission’s three planned sessions of extravehicular activity as construction resumes on the International Space Station. Spacewalks – Blue Sky: 2006 credit: NASA

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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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