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APOD: Shuttle magic May 13, 2009

Posted by Sarah in pics, space.
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In keeping with this week’s Launchtastic theme, today’s APOD is a beatiful picture of Space Shuttle Atlantis on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral. Atlantis is currently under way to rendez-vous with the Hubble Space Telescope to carry out essential repairs to ready the telescope for 5 more years of science operation.

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Image credit: Charles Danforth (CASA, U. Colorado)


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