a space shuttle (Atlantis) in front of the Sun

06.16.09

I’ve been thinking a lot about these images and cannot seem to get them out of my head…

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“Only image ever taken of a transit space shuttle (Atlantis) and the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) in front of the Sun, during the last repair mission of Hubble, obtained from Florida at 100 km south of the Kennedy Space Center on May 13th 2009 12:17 local time, several minutes before grapple of Hubble by Atlantis.”

– via Thierry Legault

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