Flight Day 3 Highlights
August 4, 2005
Space Shuttle Discovery approaches the International Space Station. Discovery docked to the Station at 6:18 a.m. (CDT) on Thursday, July 28, 2005 as the two spacecraft orbited over the southern Pacific Ocean west of the South American coast. Onboard the Shuttle were astronauts Eileen M. Collins, STS-114 commander; James M. Kelly, pilot; Andrew S. W. Thomas, Stephen K. Robinson, Wendy B. Lawrence, Charles J. Camarda and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Soichi Noguchi, all mission specialists.
Topics: Environment, Space, Spaceflight, Space exploration, Soichi Noguchi, Scouting in Japan, STS-114, Charles Camarda, Space Shuttle, International Space Station, Manned spacecraft, Human spaceflight, Spacecraft