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The moon, seen from the International Space Station, on July 31. (NASA)

Simultaneous Sunset And Moonset: NASA's Image Of The Day

by Andrew Prince
Aug 3, 2011

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Peer out from an International Space Station window, and you might be greeted by this spectacular view, selected as NASA's image of the day. It's a simultaneous sunset and moonset; because the space station orbits the Earth every 90 minutes, the crew experiences this about 16 times a day. Not bad.

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