Smoking hot image of the week

Posted by David Eicher
on Wednesday, July 13, 2011

It’s safe to say that everyone who loves astronomy and space exploration is following the last space shuttle mission currently underway. With Atlantis orbiting overhead after its launch last Friday, July 8, the orbiter glides up toward the International Space Station for its final rendezvous. Inside the shuttle’s open bay is the Raffaello Multi-Purpose Logistics Module. More than 125 miles below the shuttle lies Earth’s surface and expanses of ocean blue.

Photo credit: NASA

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