Thursday, September 10, 2015

Photo of the Day: A Celestial Display Between Our Star and Mankind's Largest Artificial Satellite...

A composite image of the International Space Station crossing in front of our Sun on September 6, 2015.
NASA / Bill Ingalls

International Space Station Transits the Sun (Press Release - September 8)

This composite image made from five frames shows the International Space Station, with a crew of nine onboard, in silhouette as it transits the sun at roughly 5 miles per second, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015, Shenandoah National Park, Front Royal, VA. Onboard are; NASA astronauts Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren: Russian Cosmonauts Gennady Padalka, Mikhail Kornienko, Oleg Kononenko, Sergey Volkov, Japanese astronaut Kimiya Yui, Danish Astronaut Andreas Mogensen, and Kazakhstan Cosmonaut Aidyn Aimbetov.

Source: NASA.Gov

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