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Lights on Runway 15 silhouette Endeavour with its drag chute open following a mission to the International Space Station.

NASA

NASA
Washington, DC, United States

Lights on Runway 15 silhouette Endeavour with its drag chute open as it lands at 6:04 p.m. EST following a 4.4-million-mile mission to the International Space Station. At the controls is Commander Brent Jett, completing the successful 10-day, 19-hour and 58-minute-long STS-97 mission. Other crew members on board are Pilot Michael Bloomfield and Mission Specialists Joseph Tanner, Carlos Noriega and Marc Garneau, with the Canadian Space Agency. Endeavour carried the P6 Integrated Truss Structure with solar arrays to power the International Space Station. The arrays and other equipment were installed during three EVAs that totaled 19 hours, 20 minutes. Endeavour was docked with the Space Station for 6 days, 23 hours, 13 minutes. This was the 16th nighttime landing for a Space Shuttle and the 53rd at Kennedy Space Center

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  • Title: Lights on Runway 15 silhouette Endeavour with its drag chute open following a mission to the International Space Station.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
  • 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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