September 25, 2011
ISS015-E-11354 (10 June 2007) --- This is one of a series of images photographed with a digital still camera using an 800mm focal length featuring the different areas of the Space Shuttle Atlantis as it approached the International Space Station and performed a back-flip to accommodate close scrutiny by eyeballs and cameras. This image shows a view of the underside of nose/nosecap and forward landing gear doors. Distance from the station and shuttle at this time was approximately 600 feet.
Topics: Manned spacecraft, Spaceflight, Space exploration, International Space Station, Space Shuttle, Space