Clouds over Earth seen by Shuttle STS-29

Clouds over Earth seen by Shuttle STS-29

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Credit: NASA/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: A view of sunlit clouds over the Earth, photographed by the crew of Shuttle Discovery during Mission STS-29 of 13-18 March 1989. STS-29 was the second post-Challenger Shuttle mission, and successfully deployed one of NASA's Tracking and Data Relay System (TDRS) satellites, TDRS-D. This replaced the TDRS-2 unit lost in the Challenger disaster of 28 January 1986. STS-29 ended safely with a landing at Edwards Air Force Base, California.

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Keywords: climate, cloud, cloud types, clouds, discovery, from space, meteorology, mission sts-29, shuttle, space shuttle discovery, sunset, weather

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