The Brightness of the Sun
November 27, 2009
The bright sun greets the International Space Station in this Nov. 22 image, taken from the Russian section of the orbital outpost and photographed by the STS-129 crew. The 11-day STS-129 mission installed a number of station upgrades and prepared the station for the installation of Node 3, which is slated for another mission.
Topics: Spacecraft, Manned spacecraft, Human spaceflight, Spaceflight, Environment, STS-124, STS-116, STS-129, International Space Station