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Eco-photos of the week: Nov. 22-28

By: Catie Leary on Nov. 24, 2009, 8:03 a.m.
Space shuttle Atlantis viewed from above Earth

Photo: ZUMA Press

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View from the top

Earth serves as a backdrop for Space Shuttle Atlantis on Nov. 22. The photo was taken by an Expedition 21 crew member as the shuttle approached the International Space Station during rendezvous and docking operations of STS-129, the name for the space shuttle's final mission to or from the space station.