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Official NASA Caption: STS092-368-003 (16 October 2000) --- Tethered to Unity on the International Space Station (ISS), astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria prepares to snap a picture with a 35mm camera. A blanket of white clouds covers the part of Earth in the horizon scene beyond Lopez-Alegria.This was…
4933 days ago
NASA / Space, Houston, United States
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Official NASA Caption: Flyaround view of the International Space Station ISS taken by an STS-119 crewmember after the undocking of the orbiter Discovery. What are we looking at?  On multiple photographs, a mysterious, cube like, object was photographed and caught on multiple images.  Black Vault us…
1851 days ago
NASA / Space, Houston, United States
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Official NASA Caption:  No official caption All known data is available in the screen shot photo above. What are we looking at? What appears to be a metallic, sphere shaped object in the background of the photo. 
5384 days ago
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Official NASA Caption: No official caption All known information is based on the screen shot photo above.  What are we looking at? What appears to be a high speed movie object in the background of the photo.  See zoomed version, as well as the original.  With the foreground object being in focus, …
5384 days ago
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Original NASA Caption: S121-E-06057 (8 July 2006) --- Astronauts Piers J. Sellers (red stripes) and Michael E. Fossum, STS-121 mission specialists, work in tandem on the shuttle's Remote Manipulator System/Orbiter Boom Sensor System (RMS/OBSS) during the mission's first scheduled session of extraveh…
2841 days ago
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Official NASA Caption: S121-E-06211 (10 July 2006) --- Astronaut Michael E. Fossum, STS-121 mission specialist, removes the trailing umbilical system-reel assembly (TUS-RA) from the S0 truss on the International Space Station during the mission’s second session of extravehicular activity (EVA). Foss…
2839 days ago
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There is no official caption for this image. So what are these mysterious objects?  Date of the photograph is unknown.  There are multiple objects seen in the photo that are unidentified. High resolution photograph available below.   Original photo downloaded from: http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/script…
220 days ago
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Official Caption: S123-E-005056 (11 Mar. 2008) --- During their first full day in space, STS-123 crewmembers aboard the Earth-orbiting Space Shuttle Endeavour recorded and downlinked pictures of its cargo bay where the logistics module for the Japanese Kibo laboratory awaits being added to the growi…
2229 days ago
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Official NASA Caption: Backdropped by a blue and white Earth, the International Space Station is seen from Space Shuttle Atlantis as the two spacecraft begin their relative separation. Earlier the STS-122 and Expedition 16 crews concluded almost nine days of cooperative work onboard the shuttle and …
2251 days ago
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Official NASA Caption:   Views of the zenith side of the International Space Station (ISS) taken from Atlantis, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 104, during the STS-106 mission. The ISS is currently comprised of the Functional Cargo Block (FGB) / Zarya, Node 1 / Unity, the Service Module (SM) / Zvezda and the…
4960 days ago
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Official NASA Caption:  STS102-E-5363 (18 March 2001) --- The International Space Station (ISS) backdropped against black space was photographed with a digital still camera from the Space Shuttle Discovery on March 18, 2001. It is a standard practice for the shuttle to make a final fly-around of the…
4779 days ago
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Official NASA Caption: STS105-710-081 (10-22 August 2001) --- One of the astronauts on the aft flight deck of the Space Shuttle Discovery used a 70mm handheld camera to record this image of a thruster firing. The blackness of space surrounds this view of the orbital maneuvering system (OMS) pods dur…
4622 days ago
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