September 11, 2012
ISS028-E-017393 (17 July 2011) --- This is one of a series of photographs recorded from the International Space Station showing the docked space shuttle Atlantis' port side wing backdropped against the blackness of space. At the bottom of the frame can be seen airglow over Earth, intermingled with auroral activity. A solar wing connected to the station and part of the Orbiter Boom Sensor System are on the left side of the frame.
Topics: Environment, Manned spacecraft, Spaceflight, Orbiter, Technology Internet, STS-134, STS-129, Space Shuttle Atlantis, Space Shuttle, International Space Station