Earth from Space: Endeavour

The Wake Shield Facility satellite, with the Earth viewed behind it in this image from NASA video, is held at the end of the robot arm attached to the space shuttle Endeavour Thursday morning Sept. 14, 1995, shortly after its recapture. The Wake Shield Facility, a $25 million, 12-foot satellite, flew free for three days before its recapture.

( NASA / September 14, 1995 )

The Wake Shield Facility satellite, with the Earth viewed behind it in this image from NASA video, is held at the end of the robot arm attached to the space shuttle Endeavour Thursday morning Sept. 14, 1995, shortly after its recapture. The Wake Shield Facility, a $25 million, 12-foot satellite, flew free for three days before its recapture.

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