November 13, 2013
(3 March 2013) --- This is one of a series of photos taken by the Expedition 34 crew members aboard the International Space Station during the March 3 approach, capture and docking of the SpaceX Dragon-2. A blue and white Earth forms the backdrop for this image, featuring Dragon-2, framed by one of the Cupola's windows, and being held in the grasp of the Space Station Remote Manipulator System or Canadarm2. The spacecraft begins its scheduled three-week-long stay at the orbiting space station.
Topics: Manned spacecraft, Human spaceflight, Spaceflight, Kounotori 2, Book:International Space Station, Canadarm2, Dragon, Cupola, International Space Station, SpaceX