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STS-130 Shuttle Mission Imagery
Aft portion of the space shuttle Endeavour
high res (0.7 M) low res (86 K)
ISS022-E-059279 (9 Feb. 2010) --- This view of the aft portion of the space shuttle Endeavour, including the three main engines, was provided by an Expedition 22 crew member during a survey of the approaching vehicle prior to docking with the International Space Station. As part of the survey and part of every mission's activities, Endeavour performed a back-flip for the rendezvous pitch maneuver (RPM). The image was photographed with a digital still camera, using a 400mm lens at a distance of about 600 feet (180 meters).

Curator: JSC PAO Web Team | Responsible NASA Official: Amiko Kauderer | Updated: 11/13/2012
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