Discovery docks with the ISS

Photo of Discovery approaching the ISS taken by amateur astronomer Rob Bullen

The above is a photo of Space Shuttle Discovery approaching the International Space Station. Incredibly, it was taken by an amateur with a small telescope and camera.

I swear, I heard the Blue Danube when I saw that photo. Reminded me of the last two minutes of this:

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2 thoughts on “Discovery docks with the ISS

  1. I got a little lost toward the end of 2001 (until I read the book), but the first part is sheer genius.

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