June 27, 2011
From his console in Houston's Mission Control Center (MCC), lead Flight Director Phil Engelauf intently watches a monitor during the rendezvous operations between the Space Shuttle Atlantis and the International Space Station (ISS) in Earth orbit. Partially visible in the background are astronauts Gerhard P.J. Thiele and Chris A. Hadfield, at the Spacecraft Communicator (CAPCOM) console.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Environment, Chris Hadfield, Mission Control Center, Manned spacecraft, Space rendezvous, flight controller, Space Shuttle, International Space Station, Spacecraft