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English: Backdropped by the blackness of space and Earth's horizon, the Columbus laboratory (centre) -- the newest addition to the International Space Station -- is featured in this image photographed by a crewmember on the Space Shuttle Atlantis while docked with the station.
فارسی: آزمایشگاه فضایی کلمبوس، بخشی از ایستگاه فضایی بین‌المللی. تصویر از داخل فضاپیمای آتلانتیس گرفته شده است.
Date 13 February 2008
Author NASA
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