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    Atlantis Docking With The ISS With The Sun As Backdrop



    Nice pictures.

    Edit: Larger picture of the docking/transit:



    And link to a site carrying [some] more detail:

    Link: Thierry Legault - Transit of ISS and Atlantis in front of the Sun - The last mission of Atlantis
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    New content to append to this thread:



    Link 1: Thierry Legault - International Space Station - 3D video [Does not require 3D glasses but does need practise]

    The shuttle Atlantis and the Hubble space telescope photographed in front of the Sun:



    Site carrying this and other content:

    Link 2: Astrophotography - Thierry Legault

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    pretty neat stuff that! thanks for sharing.

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    Saw that in the paper yesterday - I would love a print of it for my wall

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    These pictures show the shuttle Atlantis crossing the face of the Sun:


    And Atlantis as it manoeuvred to grab the Hubble Space Telescope:


    The photos were taken on the 12th and 13th May by Thierry Legault [same Astrophotographer as referenced in the original post]

    Link: http://www.astrophoto.fr/

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