European News Pictures Of The Week, March 10


In this handout image provided by NASA, an orbital sunrise brightens... News PhotoActivity,Bestof,Day 12,Exploding,Freight Transportation,Horizontal,Image,International Space Station,Machine Part,Moored,Motion,Moving Activity,NASA,Order,Science and Technology,Security,Sensor,Space,Space Exploration,Space Mission,Space Shuttle,Space Shuttle Discovery,Space Travel Vehicle,Stability,Sunrise - Dawn,Topics,Topix,VerticalPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2011 NASAIN SPACE - MARCH 7: In this handout image provided by NASA, an orbital sunrise brightens this view of space shuttle Discovery's vertical stabilizer, orbital maneuvering system (OMS) pods, docking mechanism, remote manipulator system/orbiter boom sensor system (RMS/OBSS) and payload bay during flight day 12 activities March 7, 2011 in Space. Discovery, on its 39th and final flight, is carrying the Italian-built Permanent Multipurpose Module (PMM), Express Logistics Carrier 4 (ELC4) and Robonaut 2, the first humanoid robot in space to the International Space Station. Discovery was in service for 27 years and will be decommissioned and sent to a museum. Two remaining shuttle missions are planned before the program ends. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)