A frequent photoblog with select favorites of my photographs. Subjects are typically nature, landscape, astrophotos, existing light.
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Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Atlantis rolling back to the OPF
Atlantis is being rolled back from the runway to the Orbital Processing facility for is post-flight processing. This image was taken about five and a half hours after touchdown as it approached the area around the OPF and VAB, fresh from its 13 day mission to the ISS. This image was cropped from a 300mm shot taken at 1/500 seconds at f/5.6, ISO 400 while riding the tour bus heading out to the LC-39 gantry viewing site.