The space shuttle Discovery and its seven-member crew lifted off Saturday (Dec 9th,06) from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florica at 8:47 p.m. EST on one of the most complex missions ever to the International Space Station.

Breathtaking shot of the shuttle STS-116 over a marina. Credit to NYT (click to enlarge)

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  1. Nowire
    Posted December 10, 2006 at 7:31 pm | Permalink

    Fantastic shot!!!

    Thanks for sharing!

  2. Posted December 10, 2006 at 8:14 pm | Permalink

    Solsie … where’d you find that? I was hoping for a bigger version!

    Great shot though!!!!

  3. Posted December 11, 2006 at 1:56 am | Permalink

    Thanks guys! Forgot to mention credit to New York Times!
    Brandon, did you click on the image?

  4. Posted December 11, 2006 at 7:24 am | Permalink

    Yea… I was thinking 1280X size. I think that one gives about 640X

    I really wanted wallpaper type size…. I still think it’s a great picture no matter what though

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