Apple pie in the sky

Apple pie in the sky

Apple pie in the sky

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March 17 2008 1:00 PM

Apple pie in the sky

BABloggee and webmaster of the fantastic What's The Harm? website Tim Farley pointed out to me that NASA has released an incredible picture of the Space Shuttle Endeavour:

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The picture was taken from the space station using a telephoto, and the linked page goes to a huge 1.6 Mb picture that's 1200x800 3000x2000 pixels. It's really quite stunning!

... but Tim also pointed out to me that you can see something sitting on the window console:

I wonder if they have one of those little FM transmitters so it's hooked up to the dashboard radio.

I guess having an iPod inside the Shuttle is as useful as an OMS pod outside!