From Flickr: “ISS eye view of Shuttle docking” by NASA on The Commons

The Space Shuttle Endeavour is backdropped over Cook Strait, New Zealand as it approaches the International Space Station (ISS) during STS-113 rendezvous and docking operations. Docking occurred at 4:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on November 25, 2002. The Port One (P1) truss, which was later to be attached to the station and outfitted during three spacewalks, can be seen in Endeavour’s cargo bay. Endeavour’s namesake, and her captain, First Lieutenant James Cook, moved through the waters of Cook Strait for the first time on Feb. 7, 1770.

Image #: ISS005-E-21472
Date: November 25, 2002

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