Space Station crosses the dark side of Moon!

By Phil Plait | April 7, 2010 2:00 pm

NASA’s Image of the Day posted a fantastic shot: the International Space Station crossing the face of the Moon:

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Wow! You can just make out the shape of the ISS. And don’t let the relative sizes fool you: the Moon is about a thousand times farther away than the space station. It’s a wee bit bigger.

And don’t forget that right now Discovery is docked to ISS. Check for them in your night sky!

Image credit: Fernando Echeverria, NASA

CATEGORIZED UNDER: NASA, Pretty pictures
MORE ABOUT: ISS, Moon
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