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The Last Shuttle Images of Earth

More Aurora July 14

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Another spectacular view of the Aurora Australis captured by a crew member. Part of the orbiter boom sensor system (OBSS) is seen, as it was attached on the end of the shuttle's robotic arm (out of frame). A part of the port side wing of the shuttle is at right.

East Coast July 16

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While flying above the Atlantic Ocean , one of the members of the joint Atlantis-International Space Station crews took this photo of the Delmarva Peninsula, occupied by Delaware, Maryland and Virginia, from the orbiting complex.

Airglow and Auroras July 17

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Airglow and the Aurora Australis intermingle on Earth's horizon in a digital image photographed by one of the members of the joint Atlantis-International Space Station crews.