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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 Progress M1 vehicle. The Earth's surface backdrops these images. Image 091 was selected by the Public Affairs Office (PAO) for public release.

 


What are we looking at? In the high resolution photograph, there is an unidentified object in the background. Could this be simply space debris?

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Identifier: sts106-709-091
Date: 2000-09-18
Filename: sts106-709-091.tif
Nasaid: sts106-709-091
Creator: NASA
Mediatype: image
Rights: Public Domain
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