What the Heck Is This?

This is an absolutely awesome image, but of course you are only seeing part of it. Can you guess what it is?

Huge hint: It has to do with something that was a pretty big deal in the news Friday (July 7).

Read on and see the full image below …

It's the silhouette of the space shuttle Endeavour along the horizon, photographed by an astronaut in the International Space Station before the shuttle docked on Feb. 10, 2010. [Gallery: 10 Amazing Shuttle Photos]

Of course the related event Friday was Space Shuttle Atlantis lifting off on the last flight of the shuttle era. [Full Mission Coverage from SPACE.com]

In a very unique setting over Earth's colorful horizon, the silhouette of the space shuttle Endeavour is featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 22 crewmember prior to STS-130 rendezvous and docking operations with the International Space Station. Docking occurred at 12:06 p.m. (EST) on Feb. 10, 2010.
In a very unique setting over Earth's colorful horizon, the silhouette of the space shuttle Endeavour is featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 22 crewmember prior to STS-130 rendezvous and docking operations with the International Space Station. Docking occurred at 12:06 p.m. (EST) on Feb. 10, 2010.
Credit: NASA

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