Spectacular Image Showcases Space Station Transiting the Sun with 9 Member Crew
The International Space Station transits the sun on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015 with an enhanced crew of nine, as seen from Shenandoah National Park, Front Royal, VA in this composite image by NASA photographer Bill Ingalls. Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
A spectacular new image taken from Earth showcases the International Space Station (ISS) transiting our Sun this past weekend, as the orbiting outpost is temporarily home to an enlarged crew of nine persons hailing from five nations.
The beautiful composite view of the ISS transiting the sun is shown above. It was released by NASA today, Sept. 8, and was created by (…)
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