Solar Transit of the Altantis Space Shuttle

May 18th, 2009

This an amazing photo of the solar transit of the space shuttle Atlantis, made by Thierry Legault on May 12th. The duration of the transit was only 0.3 seconds and the shuttle was in orbit at a height of 260 km. You can see another photo of the solar transit of the Atlantis and Hubble telescope together here.

Solar Transit of the Altantis Space Shuttle

Solar Transit of the Altantis Space Shuttle

6 Responses to “Solar Transit of the Altantis Space Shuttle”

  1. peter Says:

    From the linked site, transit time was 0.8s, not 0.3s. Still pretty amazing!

  2. peter Says:

    oh the humanity! I was wrong, move along, nothing to see here…

  3. cheryl Says:

    awesome.

  4. flying concepts Says:

    Love it

  5. mo Says:

    WOW!!!!traffic :)

  6. Arturo Pasten Says:

    the greatness of the man this in finding the beauty in the simple things.

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