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View of the Pirs Docking Compartment approaching the ISS during Expedition Three

2001-09-17

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ISS003-E-5620 (16 September 2001) --- The Russian Docking Compartment, named Pirs (the Russian word for pier), is only seconds away from docking with the International Space Station (ISS). One of the Expedition Three crew members, using a digital still camera with a 35mm lens, recorded the image from onboard the orbital outpost. The vehicle was launched on September 14, 2001 and docking occurred on September 16.

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  • Title: View of the Pirs Docking Compartment approaching the ISS during Expedition Three
  • Date Created: 2001-09-17
  • Rights: JSC
  • Album: mgwhite

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