Apr 25, 2012

Picture of the Day: Sitting on Top of the World

 

SITTING ON TOP OF THE WORLD

 

sitting on top of world earth shuttle atlantis from mir station Picture of the Day: Sitting on Top of the World

Photograph by NASA

 

In this jaw-dropping photo we see our beautiful planet Earth and the space shuttle Atlantis (STS-71) as seen from the Russian Federation Mir Station. Exact coordinates as follows: Latitude (LAT): 44.6 · Longitude (LON): 37.0 · Altitude (ALT): 210 Nautical Miles · Sun Azimuth (AZI): 240° · Sun Elevation Angle (ELEV): 57°
 
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