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English: Russia's Mir space station is backdropped over the blue and white planet Earth in this medium range photograph recorded during the final fly-around of the members of the fleet of NASA's shuttles. Seven crew members, including Andrew S.W. Thomas, were aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery when the photo was taken; and two of his former cosmonaut crewmates remained aboard Mir. Thomas ended up spending 141 days in space on this journey, including time aboard Space Shuttles Endeavour and Discovery, which transported him to and from Mir.
Date 12 June 1998
Author Original image: NASA/Crew of STS-91
Retouched image: Thegreenj
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