Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Photo of the Day...

The International Space Station orbits above the dark side of the Earth, with the three stars of Orion's Belt about to emerge above the planet's atmosphere (lower left of center frame)...on June 23, 2014.

Orion's Belt Rises Through the Atmosphere (Press Release)

On June 23, 2014, Expedition 40 Flight Engineer Reid Wiseman captured this image which connects Earth to the International Space Station and to the stars. Among the "stellar" scene is part of the constellation Orion, near the center of the frame. The U.S. laboratory or Destiny is seen in the upper right.

Source: NASA.Gov

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