January 17, 2012
Space shuttle Atlantis is featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 23 crew member shortly after Atlantis docked with the International Space Station. The Russian-built Mini-Research Module 1 (MRM-1), named Rassvet, is visible in the cargo bay. Earth's horizon and the blackness of space provide the backdrop for the scene.
Topics: Environment, Mini-Research Module 1, International Space Station, Manned spacecraft, Disaster Accident, Rassvet, Expedition 2, STS-74, Atlantis, Shuttle–Mir Program, Space Shuttle, Technology Internet