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March 27th, 2009

ISS' New Appearance

ISS Sometimes it's just good to appreciate the beauty of the Earth. Guess the astronauts piloting the International Space Station didn't need to check their rearview mirrors before performing this fly around. The new solar panels make the the ISS the second brightest object in the night sky. The moon still takes first place.

Parting View
Suspended in space and backdropped by the blackness of space and the jewel-like blue of Earth sits the International Space Station. This image of the station was taken as STS-119 performed a fly around after undocking. Image Credit: NASA