Wakata in the Cupola during Dragon Spacecraft Approach

Rick Mastracchio2014-04-20



ISS039-E-013554 (20 April 2014) --- It almost appears that Expedition 39 Commander Koichi Wakata has spotted the SpaceX Dragon approaching and has turned to announce to his crewmates on the International Space Station, "Supplies are coming, supplies are coming!" The Dragon spacecraft can be seen as a small dot in lower left of a Cupola window. This is one of an extensive series of still photos documenting the April 20 arrival and ultimate capture and berthing of the Dragon at the International Space Station, as photographed by the Expedition 39 crew members onboard the orbital outpost. Soon after the photo was made, the Dragon spacecraft was captured by the space station and successfully berthed using the Canadian-built space station remote manipulator system or Canadarm2.

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  • Title: Wakata in the Cupola during Dragon Spacecraft Approach
  • Creator: Rick Mastracchio
  • Date Created: 2014-04-20
  • Rights: JSC
  • Album: mgwhite