Parting shots

Posted by David Eicher
on Friday, July 22, 2011

Of the numerous images of space shuttle Atlantis I’ve seen over the past few days, I thought perhaps the most stunning were these launch shots taken by Chris Cook. Chris is a good friend and contributor to the magazine and, as you can see, a superb photographer. I wanted to share this launch sequence of these images from July 8, taken while Chris was down covering the event for us, because they are absolutely breathtaking.

Photo credit: All images Chris Cook

 

Tags: STS-135
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