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STS-115: Stereo Portrait

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#94438 by @ 01.10.2006 00:00 - nach oben -
STS-115: Stereo Portrait


On September 12, astronaut Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper
snapped photos of her colleague Joseph Tanner during the
STS-115 mission.

At the time, the spacesuited pair were working outside the shuttle
orbiter Atlantis, some 300 kilometers
above planet Earth.

Portions of two of the pictures
(S115-E-05750 and
have been combined in this spectacular 3D image - a stereo
anaglyph intended to be viewed with

Included in the scene
reflected in Tanner's visor is
Stefanyshyn-Piper herself and the Sun shining above
the Earth's distant horizon.

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#94440 by @ 01.10.2006 15:20 - nach oben -
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