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 was chosen 24.05.2008

NASA Astronomical Picture of the Day

and was broadcasted on German TV ZDF on 25.05.2008

ZDF Heute-Journal

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