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Sunrise on Atlantis

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Jun 27, 2011

NASA just released this very pretty picture of the Sun rising behind the Space Shuttle Atlantis, taken on June 23:

When Atlantis launches -- scheduled currently for July 8 -- it will be the last time for the Shuttle program.

Learn more about this final mission on NASA's STS-135 site (Flash).


Related posts:

- The last views of Endeavour and ISS
- Shadow of Endeavour
- Endeavour's-eye-view of her last launch
- ISS checks Endeavour out


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