The International Space Station and the space shuttle Endeavour orbit over the Pacific Ocean May 23 in this historic image taken by European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Paolo Nespoli as he departed the station in the Soyuz TMA 20/25S capsule. Nespoli's photos and a high-definition video captured in the first stage of a three-person ISS crew swap-out that concluded June 9 are the only images showing a shuttle orbiter docked to the ISS. Visible at the other end of the station's pressurized ...


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