Moon Framed

Earth's horizon looms on the left in the background. In the foreground, a spacecraft's tail parts fill the bottom of the image. Between the two is a triangle of black space containing the Moon.
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Earth and its Moon are nicely framed in this image taken from the aft windows of the Space Shuttle Discovery in 1998. Discovery—on mission STS-95—was flying over the Atlantic Ocean at the time this image was taken.