Re: ISS and Solar Eclipse

From: Don Gardner (mir16609@verizon.net)
Date: Wed Mar 08 2006 - 13:38:31 EST

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    >Does anyone know when the last time a manned spacecraft passed through 
    >the path of totality in Earth orbit did? I know Gemini 12 observed an 
    >eclipse. I don't recall a Shuttle, but had Mir?
    >
    
    
    Here's a photo from the Mir from the August 1999 Total eclipse as
    is passed over Europe:
    
    http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap990830.html
    
    
    
    Don Gardner
    39.1799 N,  76.8406 W   100 mALS
    
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