ISS003-E-8303 (7 December 2001) --- The Space Shuttle Endeavour, controlled by the flight crew of STS-108, is backdropped against the blackness of space over Earth's horizon as it approaches the International Space Station (ISS). The Raffaello logistics module that is being brought up to the orbiting outpost is clearly visible in Endeavour's cargo bay. The
Space Station Remote Manipulator System
(SSRMS) or Canadarm2 is visible at lower right. Among other activities the Endeavour's mission will include the change out of the station crews. The image was recorded with a digital still camera.