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The International Space Station from Orbit

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#78412 by @ 17.08.2005 00:00 - nach oben -
The International Space Station from Orbit

The International Space Station (ISS) is the largest
human-made object ever to orbit the

Late last month and earlier this month, the station was
visited and resupplied by
space shuttle

The ISS is currently operated by the Expedition 11 crew, consisting a Russian and an American astronaut.

After departing the ISS, the crew of Discovery captured
this spectacular vista of the orbiting
space city.

Visible components include modules,
trusses, and expansive
solar arrays
that gather sunlight that is turned into needed

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#78422 by @ 17.08.2005 00:26 - nach oben -
Fett, ich dachte, es hätte noch nicht so viel Sachen dran.
Wobei, fertig ist sie ja noch lange nicht. Aber sieht immerhin bereits nach Space Station aus.
#78425 by @ 17.08.2005 08:55 - nach oben -
traumhaft gell!