Space Shuttle Discovery's Stunning Departure Photos of the International Space Station


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S120-E-008544 (5 Nov. 2007) --- Backdropped by a colorful Earth, the International Space Station is seen from Space Shuttle Discovery as the two spacecraft begin their relative separation.

Earlier the STS-120 and Expedition 16 crews concluded 11 days of cooperative work onboard the shuttle and station. Undocking of the two spacecraft occurred at 4:32 a.m. (CST) on Nov. 5, 2007.

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