Sunrise on Atlantis

Sunrise on Atlantis

Sunrise on Atlantis

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June 27 2011 5:02 PM

Sunrise on Atlantis

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

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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).



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