IMAGE OF THE DAY: The International Space Station Crewed with Seven Astronauts Transits the Sun
By NASA // December 31, 2021
NASA & SPACE NEWS
(NASA) – This composite image made from seven frames shows the International Space Station, with a crew of seven on board, in silhouette as it transits the Sun at roughly five miles per second, Friday, June 25, 2021, from near Nellysford, Va.
Onboard are Expedition 65 NASA astronauts Megan McArthur, Mark Vande Hei, Shane Kimbrough, ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Thomas Pesquet, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Akihiko Hoshide, and Roscosmos cosmonauts Pyotr Dubrov and Oleg Novitskiy.
At the time of the transit, Kimbrough and Pesquet were working outside on the station’s port 6 trusses to install the second Roll-Out Solar Array (iROSA) on the 4B power channel.
CLICK HERE FOR BREVARD COUNTY NEWS