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December 22, 2011
An orbital sunrise is featured in this image photographed by Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Soichi Noguchi, Expedition 22 flight engineer, from a window in the newly-installed Cupola of the International Space Station while space shuttle Endeavour remains docked with the station. A Russian Progress spacecraft, docked to the Pirs Docking Compartment, is visible at right.

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