Atlantis Drifts Away

Surrounded by the blackness of space, this profile view of the space shuttle Atlantis was photographed by an Expedition 21 crew member on the International Space Station soon after the shuttle and station began their post-undocking relative separation. Undocking of the two spacecraft occurred at 3:53 a.m. (CST) on Nov. 25, 2009. high res (1.3 M) low res (34 K)

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