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Mapping Sequence performed during the STS-133 R-Bar Pitch Maneuver

2011-02-26

NASA

NASA
Washington, DC, United States

ISS026-E-029946 (26 Feb. 2011) --- This view of the aft cargo bay of the space shuttle Discovery was provided by an Expedition 26 crew member during a survey of the approaching STS-133 vehicle prior to docking with the International Space Station. As part of the survey and part of every mission's activities, Discovery 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). The Italian-built Permanent Multipurpose Module (PMM) is visible in the cargo bay.

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  • Title: Mapping Sequence performed during the STS-133 R-Bar Pitch Maneuver
  • Date Created: 2011-02-26
  • Rights: JSC
  • Album: mgwhite

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