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SPACE STATION CREW TO GET THREE SHOTS AT SOLAR ECLIPSE

SPACE STATION CREW TO GET THREE SHOTS AT SOLAR ECLIPSE The International Space Station's crew will enjoy views of the Aug. 21 solar eclipse during three successive orbits, giving the astronauts a unique opportunity to take in the celestial show from 250 miles up as the moon's shadow races across from the Pacific Ocean and the continental United States before moving out over the Atlantic. "Because we're going around the Earth every 90 minutes, about the time it takes the sun to cross the U.S., we'll get to see it three times," Randy Bresnik said Friday during a NASA Facebook session.   More



(Source: CBS News - Aug 13)

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