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Backdropped by a blue and white Earth features the Soyuz TMA-6 spacecraft approaching the International Space Station.

2005-04-16

NASA

NASA
Washington, DC, United States

Backdropped by a blue and white Earth, this close-up view features the Soyuz TMA-6 spacecraft approaching the International Space Station (ISS). Onboard the spacecraft are cosmonaut Sergei K. Krikalev, Expedition 11 commander representing Russia's Federal Space Agency; astronaut John L. Phillips, NASA ISS science officer and flight engineer; and European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Roberto Vittori of Italy. The Soyuz linked to the Pirs Docking Compartment at 9:20 p.m. (CDT) on April 16, 2005 as the two spacecraft flew over eastern Asia. The docking followed Friday�s launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

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  • Title: Backdropped by a blue and white Earth features the Soyuz TMA-6 spacecraft approaching the International Space Station.
  • Date Created: 2005-04-16
  • Owner: JSC
  • Album: mgwhite
  • About Title: To help you find images you’re searching for, previously untitled images have been labelled automatically based on their description

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