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 August 20, 2001 --- This video shows two views of the deployment of Simplesat from Space Shuttle Discovery during STS-105. Simplesat is an engineering satellite designed to evaluate the use of inexpensive commercial hardware for spacecraft. Simplesat was ejected into its own orbit on flight day 11.
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 August 20, 2001 --- This video shows the hatch closing ceremony that took place shortly before Discovery undocked from the International Space Station during STS-105. Expedition Three Commander Frank Culbertson discusses the relationship between the expedition crews and the previous Shuttle-Mir program.
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 August 20, 2001 --- This video shows the initial steps of the hatch closure during STS-105. The hatch was closed between Discovery and the International Space Station shortly before undocking. This left the Expedition Three Crew alone to begin its mission on the station. The Expedition Three Crew consists of Commander Frank Culbertson and Flight Engineers Vladimir Dezhurov and Mikhail Tyurin.
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 August 20, 2001 --- This video shows the Space Shuttle Discovery undocking from the International Space Station. The Leonardo Multi-Purpose Logistics Module can be seen in the shuttle cargo bay as well as the robot arm. The firing of the Orbital Maneuvering Systems jets can be seen during the departure.
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Curator: Kim Dismukes | Responsible NASA Official: John Ira Petty | Updated: 04/09/2002
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