14 Jul '11, 10pm

Final Hook-Up [image] #NASA

Final Hook-Up [image] #NASA

The summer of 2011 has been a time of nostalgia and blessings-counting for much of the NASA family. The final flight of the Space Shuttle program has us remembering many triumphs, fallen heroes, and signature moments. It also has us thinking about the next giant leaps for humanity and for Earth science. In the meantime, there is an actual mission going on, which you can follow here. In this astronaut photograph, the Space Shuttle Atlantis approaches the International Space Station for docking for the last time on July 10, 2011. Part of a Russian Progress spacecraft, also docked to the station, pokes into the upper foreground. Beneath them all lie the teal-colored shallows around the Bahamas. It's easy to get caught up in the hardware and the engineering of the shuttle; and why not, it's a cool machine. But a lot of science has been conducted on that low-earth-orbiting obse...

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Ponds on the Ocean [image] #NASA

Ponds on the Ocean [image] #NASA

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 08 Jul '11, 10pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 10 Jul '11, 10pm

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Sun Rising on the Final Shuttle Mission [image] #NASA

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 20 Jul '11, 10pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 19 Jul '11, 11pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 15 Jul '11, 7pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 15 Jul '11, 7pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 16 Jul '11, 10pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 03 Jul '11, 10pm

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