ISS and the Docked Space Shuttle pics

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  1. Satch

    Satch Hardcore MB Enthusiast

    Nov 24, 2003
    S211 E320Cdi Avantgarde Estate & Toyota Land Cruiser
    Amazing images of Endeavour docked with ISS. The pictures are the first (and last...) taken of a shuttle docked to the International Space Station from the perspective of another spacecraft.

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  2. grober

    grober MB Club Veteran

    Jun 22, 2003
    Perth, Scotland
    W204 C200CDI Estate
    Historic pictures indeed with the perhaps the last familiar outlines of the space shuttle which have been around for so long [30 odd years] we take them for granted. They have figured in so many movies--Roger Moore as James Bond in MOONRAKER in 1979 and Bruce Willis in ARMAGEDDON in 1998 being only 2 that come to mind. It's almost universal appeal was that for once a spacecraft actually looked like the rocket ships of science fiction. Destined to be the iconic image of space exploration of the 20th century long after we are all gone.:cool:

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