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Earth from Falcon 9 upper stage

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Earth from Falcon 9 upper stage On Dec. 3, 2013, SpaceX's Falcon 9 version 1.1 placed a communications satellite into geostationary transfer orbit. This view was taken from a camera mounted to the upper stage from an altitude of 13,000 kilometers.


From a Tweet by Elon Musk.

Original image data dated on or about December 3, 2013.


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