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NASA Image of SuitSat in Space

"Backdropped by the blackness of space and Earth's horizon, a spacesuit-turned-satellite called SuitSat began its orbit around the Earth after it was released by the Expedition 12 crewmembers during a session of extravehicular activity (EVA) on Feb. 3, 2006."

Editor's note: When I first saw the grainy TV imges of SuitSat deployment I was immediately reminded of an iconic image from the film "2001: A Space Odyssey". Now that NASA has posted better images, the comparison is even more obvious. See images below:

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