April 17, 2012

Posted April 17th, 2012 at 2:37 pm (UTC-4)

"Space Shuttle Discovery"

1Space shuttle Discovery, mounted atop a NASA 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, flies over the Washington skyline as seen from a NASA T-38 aircraft. Discovery completed 39 missions, spent 365 days in space, orbited the Earth 5,830 times, and traveled 148,221,675 miles. (NASA/Robert Markowitz)

"Space Shuttle Discovery"

2People gather to watch the arrival of the space shuttle Discovery, tethered to the top of a modified 747 jumbo jet, at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. (AFP)

"India Kashmir"

3A Kashmiri vegetable vendor holds a basket of bread at a floating market in the interiors of the Dal Lake in Srinagar, India. (Reuters)

"Egypt suez Fire"

4Black smoke rises from oil containers as firefighters try to extinguish a fire that broke out at the Nasr Petroleum Company refinery in the Egyptian port city of Suez. (Reuters)

"Russia Orthodox Easter"

5A parachutist glides past an Orthodox cross during a performance after an Orthodox Easter service in the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek. (Reuters)

"Norway Massacre"

6Accused Norwegian Anders Behring Breivik gestures in the courtroom, in Oslo, Norway. Breivik, who admitted to killing 77 people in a bombing and shooting massacre, is set to take the stand in his terror trial. (AP)

"Burma New Year"

7Supporters of Burma's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, wave the National League for Democracy's party flags at a ceremony to mark the country's New Year Day in her constituency of Kawhmu township. (Reuters)

"Germany Merkel"

8Lories sit on the head and arms of German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a bird park in Marlow, northern Germany. (AFP)

"Japan Gundam"

9A full-size model of Japan's popular robot animation character Gundam emits white smoke as it stands in front of a new shopping mall in Tokyo's Odaiba waterfront area. (AP)

"Sweden Finland"

10Finland's President Sauli Niinisto is taken in a cortege together with Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf towards the Royal Palace in Stockholm, Sweden. (Reuters)

2 responses to “April 17, 2012”

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