June 27, 2011
The newest additions to the International Space Station are nearest the Space Shuttle Atlantis in this 70mm frame, captured from the shuttle's aft flight deck. The Progress supply ship on the end was launched by the Russian Aviation and Space Agency in August. Progress is docked with the Service Module, which linked up with the outpost in July.
Topics: Environment, Spaceflight, Spacecraft, Space exploration, Disaster Accident, Progress, Progress spacecraft, Russian Federal Space Agency, Space station, Space Shuttle, International Space Station, Manned spacecraft, Human spaceflight, Space Shuttle program