June 26, 2014
(16 May 2010) --- Backdropped by a colorful Earth, space shuttle Atlantis is featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 23 crew member as the shuttle approaches the International Space Station during STS-132 rendezvous and docking operations. Docking occurred at 9:28 a.m. (CDT) on May 16, 2010. A portion of a docked Russian spacecraft is visible at top.
Topics: Environment, Disaster Accident, Space stations, Manned spacecraft, Spaceflight, STS-84, Shuttle–Mir Program, International Space Station, Expedition 2, Space Shuttle Atlantis, STS-132, Space rendezvous, Astrodynamics