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ISS in Orbit

“Being here, living here, is something that I will probably spend the rest of my life striving to find just the right words to try to encompass and convey just a fraction of what makes our endeavors in space so special and essential,” said Flight Engineer Peggy Whitson of Expedition 5, who lived six months in space on the station. Backdropped against the Caspian Sea, this full view of the international space station was photographed by a crewmember onboard the Space Shuttle Discovery after the undocking of the two spacecraft.

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ISS in Orbit wallpaper