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Amateur Astronomers Scour the Sky For Government Secrets


Solar transit of ISS and shuttle

French astrophotographer Emmanuel Rietsch captured this image of the solar transit of the International Space Station and Space Shuttle Atlantis during the STS-132 mission, May 22, 2010.

Credit: Emmanuel Rietsch

Earlier this year Iran's defense minister put the world on notice: His nation had developed the ability to "easily" watch spacewalking astronauts from the ground.

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