[amsat-bb] Re: ISS Views STS-135 Re-entry

STeve Andre' andres at msu.edu
Mon Jul 25 14:38:16 PDT 2011

On 07/25/11 14:27, Clint Bradford wrote:
> http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/573236main_iss028e018218_full.jpg
> Station Crew Views Shuttle Landing
> This unprecedented view of the space shuttle Atlantis, appearing like a bean sprout
> against clouds and city lights, on its way home, was photographed by the Expedition
> 28 crew of the International Space Station. Airglow over Earth can be seen in the
> background.
> Image Credit: NASA
> I have run out of monitors for all these incredible "screensaver/wallpaper" NASA photos ...
> Clint Bradford, K6LCS
This doesn't make any sense to me.  It looks like a launch, not a descent.
If the shuttle went down at that angle it would be toast.

I think they got their captions wrong?

--STeve Andre'
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