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Photo-iss004e8174
International Space Station Imagery
Columbia's STS-109 launch plume
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ISS004-E-8174 (1 March 2002) --- This image of Columbia's STS-109 launch plume was taken by the Expedition Four crew using a digital still camera on board the International Space Station. The space station crew shot this photograph as the station flew high over the Atlantic Ocean moments after Columbia's liftoff. The shuttle's plume is visible in the right side of this image, and the plume's shadow is reflected off the clouds to the left.

Curator: JSC PAO Web Team | Responsible NASA Official: Amiko Kauderer | Updated: 10/30/2012
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