STS-119 Flight Day 3 Gallery

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    ISS018-E-042037 (17 March 2009) --- Backdropped by a cloud-covered part of Earth, Space Shuttle Discovery is featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 18 crewmember as the shuttle approaches the International Space Station during STS-119 rendezvous and docking operations. Docking occurred at 4:20 p.m. (CDT) on March 17, 2009. The final pair of power-generating solar array wings and the S6 truss segment are visible in Discovery's cargo bay.

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    ISS018-E-042051 (17 March 2009) --- Backdropped by a blue and white Earth, Space Shuttle Discovery is featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 18 crewmember as the shuttle approaches the International Space Station during STS-119 rendezvous and docking operations. Docking occurred at 4:20 p.m. (CDT) on March 17, 2009. The final pair of power-generating solar array wings and the S6 truss segment are visible in Discovery's cargo bay. A Russian spacecraft docked to the station is visible at top.

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    ISS018-E-042056 (17 March 2009) --- Backdropped by a blue and white Earth, Space Shuttle Discovery is featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 18 crewmember as the shuttle approaches the International Space Station during STS-119 rendezvous and docking operations. Docking occurred at 4:20 p.m. (CDT) on March 17, 2009. The final pair of power-generating solar array wings and the S6 truss segment are visible in Discovery's cargo bay. A Russian spacecraft docked to the station is visible at left.

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    ISS018-E-042074 (17 March 2009) --- Backdropped by a blue and white Earth, Space Shuttle Discovery is featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 18 crewmember as the shuttle approaches the International Space Station during STS-119 rendezvous and docking operations. Docking occurred at 4:20 p.m. (CDT) on March 17, 2009. The final pair of power-generating solar array wings and the S6 truss segment are visible in Discovery's cargo bay.

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    ISS018-E-042080 (17 March 2009) --- Space Shuttle Discovery is featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 18 crewmember as the shuttle approaches the International Space Station during STS-119 rendezvous and docking operations. Docking occurred at 4:20 p.m. (CDT) on March 17, 2009. The final pair of power-generating solar array wings and the S6 truss segment are visible in Discovery's cargo bay.

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    ISS018-E-042094 (17 March 2009) --- Backdropped by a cloud-covered part of Earth, Space Shuttle Discovery is featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 18 crewmember as the shuttle approaches the International Space Station during STS-119 rendezvous and docking operations. Docking occurred at 4:20 p.m. (CDT) on March 17, 2009. The final pair of power-generating solar array wings and the S6 truss segment are visible in Discovery's cargo bay.

  • The International Space Station› View High-res
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    S119-E-006289 (17 March 2009) --- The International Space Station is featured in this image photographed by a STS-119 crewmember as Space Shuttle Discovery and the station approach each other during rendezvous and docking activities on flight day three. Docking occurred at 4:20 p.m. (CDT) on March 17, 2009, as the two spacecraft flew over Western Australia.

  • The International Space Station› View High-res
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    S119-E-006292 (17 March 2009) --- The International Space Station is featured in this image photographed by a STS-119 crewmember as Space Shuttle Discovery and the station approach each other during rendezvous and docking activities on flight day three. Docking occurred at 4:20 p.m. (CDT) on March 17, 2009, as the two spacecraft flew over Western Australia.

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    S119-E-006293 (17 March 2009) --- The International Space Station is featured in this image photographed by a STS-119 crewmember as Space Shuttle Discovery and the station approach each other during rendezvous and docking activities on flight day three. Docking occurred at 4:20 p.m. (CDT) on March 17, 2009, as the two spacecraft flew over Western Australia.

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    S119-E-006372 (17 March 2009) --- Astronaut Steve Swanson, STS-119 mission specialist, exercises on the middeck of Space Shuttle Discovery.