These scripts enable navigation. It requires javascript be enabled in your browser. Human Space Flight WebHuman Space Flight WebHuman Space Flight WebHuman Space Flight WebHuman Space Flight WebHuman Space Flight WebHuman Space Flight WebHuman Space Flight WebHuman Space Flight Web
Skip navigation to content.
Human Space Flight WebReturn to Human Space Flight home page
Human Space Flight Web
Human Space Flight Web

Photo-iss027e007050
International Space Station Imagery
Kounotori2 H-II Transfer Vehicle
high res (1.7 M) low res (106 K)
ISS027-E-007050 (20 March 2011) --- The docked Kounotori2 H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV-2) and part of the International Space Station's remote manipulator robot system known as Dextre, also known as the Special Purpose Dextrous Manipulator (SPDM), are pictured as photographed by an Expedition 27 crew member, using a camera equipped with a fish-eye lens, aboard the International Space Station. The scene on Earth, some 220 miles below, includes the Gulf of St. Lawrence leading to the St. Lawrence Seaway. North is toward the upper right corner. The large Island near the center is Anticosti Island. Nova Scotia, Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick and northern Maine are seen to the left side of the image and Quebec and Newfoundland and Labrador are shown on the right of the image.

Curator: JSC PAO Web Team | Responsible NASA Official: Amiko Kauderer | Updated: 10/30/2012
Privacy Policy and Important Notices