Dirk Ewers - International Space Station + ATV on May 12., 2008<BR>

International Space Station and ATV on May 12., 2008  

Data for this pass:
Flight Orientation: XVV
Two Line Elements (TLE):
1 25544U 98067A 08131.52526256 .00013077 00000-0 85516-4 0 4493
2 25544 51.6398 210.5080 0006288 187.4518 302.4475 15.76205275542587
Elevation: 75 (Maximum)
Distance: 360km (Minimum)
Length of Truss Structure over all (S6/S5/S4/S3/S1/S0/P1/P3/P4/P5) : 89,7m = 51,39" (theoret.Max.)
Speed: 27.730km/h
Time: 02:27 UTC, 05.12.2008
Observing Place: Hombressen near Kassel

This picture has been presented as

NASA Astronomical Picture of the Day

on May 25. 2008

and has been broadcasted on German TV ZDF on 25.05.2008

ZDF Heute-Journal

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