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Great Photo of Space Station and Moon together

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posted on Jan, 9 2012 @ 10:21 AM
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I love great astronomy images.

This is NOT an image of a space probe orbiting the Moon. This is a photo taken from Earth (near Houston) of the International Space Station (ISS) in Earth's orbit, with the Moon 230,000+ miles in the background. It almost looks as if the ISS is orbiting the Moon!

It's a beautiful image.


Link to full-size image and image description:
www.nasa.gov...


edit on 1/9/2012 by Soylent Green Is People because: (no reason given)




posted on Jan, 9 2012 @ 10:28 AM
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It is very beautiful -
thank you so much for
sharing with us.



posted on Jan, 9 2012 @ 10:31 AM
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Wow I love it,

I have always loved the moon, and I really love new optics technology, which can bring out the splendour for us miniature Earthling's.


I hope you don't mind me taking the liberty to upload this masterpiece, I originally saw it on ATS, and I think it relates to this thread.

This is some of the most stunning imaging I have ever seen




Edit- Original ISS timelapse ATS threads- www.abovetopsecret.com...
www.abovetopsecret.com...
edit on 9-1-2012 by Soapusmaximus because: Adding thread links



posted on Jan, 9 2012 @ 10:34 AM
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I have nothing to add, except that A) that's an amazing picture! and B) I have finally found an image worthy of being my new desktop background. Stunning.



posted on Jan, 9 2012 @ 10:35 AM
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Nice pic!

Very "star wars" if i may say so, think tie fighter and deathstar.

Im very much looking forward to the images the new moon satalites will beam us back, after all the NASA touch ups and photoshopping of course


We still are not ready to know about the clangers



posted on Jan, 9 2012 @ 10:52 AM
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Ahhhh. I stunning image to ballance the craziness of this world.



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