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Leaving Earth Orbit
Leaving Earth Orbit (click to enlarge)
 
 

Leaving Earth Orbit

The Galileo spacecraft atop its two-stage Inertial Upper Stage
has just been released from the space shuttle in this artist's
rendering. Galileo was launched to Jupiter in
October 1989 from the Space Shuttle Atlantis.

Image Credit: NASA

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