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Claim: Photographs show a Space Shuttle launch viewed from the International Space Station.
REAL PHOTOGRAPHS; INACCURATE DESCRIPTION
Example:[Collected via e-mail, 2006]
Interesting - two images of the recent shuttle launch as seen from the International Space Station.
Origins: The above-displayed photographs do capture the launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis (NASA Mission STS-115) from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on 9 September 2006. However, the pictures were not (as claimed in the accompanying text) taken from the International Space Station (ISS), which would be at a considerably higher altitude than shown here, but rather from NASA/JSC WB-57 High Altitude Research aircraft.