STS-126 Flight Day 3 Gallery

  • Expedition 18 and STS-126 crews› View High-res
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    ISS018-E-009233 (16 Nov. 2008) --- Following the docking of Space Shuttle Endeavour and the International Space Station, the Expedition 18 crew welcomes the STS-126 crewmembers aboard the orbital outpost. Pictured (counter-clockwise) from the right are astronauts Michael Fincke, Expedition 18 commander; Chris Ferguson, STS-126 commander; Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper, Donald Pettit, both STS-126 mission specialists; Eric Boe, STS-126 pilot; Shane Kimbrough, Steve Bowen, Sandra Magnus, all STS-126 mission specialists; and cosmonaut Yury Lonchakov, Expedition 18 flight engineer. Not pictured is astronaut Greg Chamitoff, Expedition 18 flight engineer.

  • The International Space Station› View High-res
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    S126-E-006923 (16 Nov. 2008) --- As the Space Shuttle Endeavour and the International Space Station approached each other in Earth orbit prior to their Nov. 16 docking, STS-126 crewmembers took a few photos of the ever-growing orbital outpost. In this same timeframe, the crewmembers aboard the station were taking pictures of the shuttle as it performed a back flip for visual survey and a series of photographs.

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    S126-E-006925 (16 Nov. 2008) --- As the Space Shuttle Endeavour and the International Space Station approached each other in Earth orbit prior to their Nov. 16 docking, STS-126 crewmembers took a few photos of the ever-growing orbital outpost. In this same timeframe, the crewmembers aboard the station were taking pictures of the shuttle as it performed a back flip for visual survey and a series of photographs.

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    S126-E-007160 (16 Nov. 2008) --- Astronaut Chris Ferguson, STS-126 commander, occupies the commander's station on the forward flight deck of Space Shuttle Endeavour during rendezvous and docking operations with the International Space Station.

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    S126-E-007213 (16 Nov. 2008) --- Astronaut Chris Ferguson, STS-126 commander, occupies the commander's station on the forward flight deck of Space Shuttle Endeavour during rendezvous and docking operations with the International Space Station.

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    S126-E-007214 (16 Nov. 2008) --- Astronaut Eric Boe, STS-126 pilot, occupies the pilot's station on the forward flight deck of Space Shuttle Endeavour during rendezvous and docking operations with the International Space Station.

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    S126-E-007221 (16 Nov. 2008) --- Astronaut Chris Ferguson, STS-126 commander, occupies the commander's station on the forward flight deck of Space Shuttle Endeavour during rendezvous and docking operations with the International Space Station.

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    S126-E-007254 (16 Nov. 2008) --- Astronaut Chris Ferguson, STS-126 commander, occupies the commander's station on the forward flight deck of Space Shuttle Endeavour during rendezvous and docking operations with the International Space Station.

  • Shane Kimbrough and Eric Boe› View High-res
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    S126-E-007491 (16 Nov. 2008) --- Astronauts Shane Kimbrough (foreground), STS-126 mission specialist; and Eric Boe, pilot, refer to checklists as they work controls on the aft flight deck of Space Shuttle Endeavour during flight day three activities.

  • Shane Kimbrough and Sandra Magnus› View High-res
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    S126-E-007618 (16 Nov. 2008) --- Astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Sandra Magnus, both STS-126 mission specialists, are pictured with fresh fruit floating freely on the middeck of Space Shuttle Endeavour during flight day three activities.