Science and Exploration

An Orbital Sunrise

By Keith Cowing
Press Release
November 26, 2015
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An Orbital Sunrise
Orbital Sunrise

Sunrise as viewed from the International Space Station Nov. 17, 2015.
Framing the brilliant edge of sun is the Soyuz TMA-17M (front) which brought NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren, JAXA astronaut Kimiya Yui and Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko to the station and the ISS Progress 60 (back) cargo craft which arrived back on July 5 with supplies, equipment & experiments.

ISS045E108823 (11/17/2015) – larger image

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