Ode to the Space Shuttle

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Discovery Up Close
by BBrooks
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After 39 missions over 27 years and 148 million miles and one year in space total, here is what the Space Shuttle Discovery looks like up close at it's final resting place in the James S. McDonnell Space Hangar at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly Va.
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Submitted: Saturday, 10th November, 2012 04:07 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 22nd April, 2012
Focal length: 55 mm
Shutter speed: 1/40 sec
Aperture: F3.5
ISO: 640
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