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Video: Shuttle docks with space station for last time

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The US space shuttle Atlantis has arrived at the International Space Station on the final flight of the Nasa shuttle programme.

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July 10, 2011 at 10:59 pm

Skies the limit: Photographer snaps space station streaking over Britain TWICE in one night

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A British photographer was over the moon after he captured the International Space Station flying over Britain twice in one night.

Mark Humpage camped out all night to snap these out-of-this-world images of the ISS speeding above the Leicestershire countryside.

The 46-year-old was staked out in a secret location where he calculated conditions were just right to get this amazing long-exposure snap of a double fly-past at 00:57am and 2:32am on Sunday…….

Space station: A double flyby at 0057 0232 hrs against an all night star trail and a fiery moon. It was captured on 12 June

Night sky: Two circular trails created by the orbiting International Space Station can be seen curving towards Earth

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2002992/Photographer-snaps-international-space-station-streaking-UK-twice-night.html#ixzz1PC9dRSFu

Written by physicsgg

June 13, 2011 at 9:49 pm