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Today's Cool NASA Photo: Star Trek Never Looked As Good As This

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Looking like something out of Hollywood, this new picture by a member of the current Endeavour mission shows the International Space Station as if it was a space sailing ship, headed for the golden glow of the horizon.

And there's the ship that brought the crew members to the ISS, zipping past the nightlights of cities below. (H/T to onorbit.com.)

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