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STS088-705-070

June 9, 2011
One of the STS-88 astronauts aimed a 70mm camera through Endeavour's aft flight deck windows to record this Dec. 5 image of the Unity connecting module as it was being put into position to be mated to Endeavour's docking system in the cargo bay. The mating was the first link in a long chain of events that led up to the eventual deployment in Earth orbit of the connected Unity and Zarya modules later in the 11-day mission.


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