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    ISS026-E-030427 (26 Feb. 2011) --- This unique view of the nose and forward underside of the space shuttle Discovery was provided by an Expedition 26 crew member during a survey of the approaching STS-133 vehicle prior to docking with the International Space Station. As part of the survey and part of every mission's activities, Discovery performed a back-flip for the rendezvous pitch maneuver (RPM). The image was photographed with a digital still camera, using a 1000mm lens.

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    ISS026-E-030415 (26 Feb. 2011) --- This high angle, partial view of the crew cabin of the space shuttle Discovery was provided by an Expedition 26 crew member during a survey of the approaching STS-133 vehicle prior to docking with the International Space Station. As part of the survey and part of every mission's activities, Discovery performed a back-flip for the rendezvous pitch maneuver (RPM). The image was photographed with a digital still camera, using a 1000mm lens.

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    ISS026-E-030398 (26 Feb. 2011) --- This partial view of the crew cabin of the space shuttle Discovery was provided by an Expedition 26 crew member during a survey of the approaching STS-133 vehicle prior to docking with the International Space Station. As part of the survey and part of every mission's activities, Discovery performed a back-flip for the rendezvous pitch maneuver (RPM). The image was photographed with a digital still camera, using a 1000mm lens.

  • Walvis Bay, Namibia, in the South Atlantic Ocean› View High-res
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    S133-E-006618 (26 Feb. 2011) --- An oblique view of Walvis Bay, Namibia, in the South Atlantic Ocean, was provided by an STS-133 crew member onboard Discovery using a digital still camera. Approximate center coordinates of the area pictured are 23.0 degrees south latitude and 14.5 degrees east longitude. Seen also are parts of the Namibian Desert, Pelican Point (sand spit), and Kuiseb River on the edge of the dune field. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

  • A crescent moon› View High-res
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    S133-E-006323 (26 Feb. 2011) --- A crescent moon is featured in this image photographed by an STS-133 crew member on space shuttle Discovery during flight day three activities. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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    S133-E-006333 (26 Feb. 2011) --- Surrounded by the blackness of space, the International Space Station appears very small from the point of view of the space shuttle Discovery as the shuttle approaches the station during STS-133 rendezvous and docking operations. Docking occurred at 2:14 p.m. (EST) on Feb. 26, 2011. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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    S133-E-006373 (26 Feb. 2011) --- A portion of the International Space Station is featured in this image photographed by an STS-133 crew member aboard space shuttle Discovery during STS-133 rendezvous and docking operations. Docking occurred at 2:14 p.m. (EST) on Feb. 26, 2011. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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    S133-E-006380 (26 Feb. 2011) --- A portion of the International Space Station is featured in this image photographed by an STS-133 crew member aboard space shuttle Discovery during STS-133 rendezvous and docking operations. Docking occurred at 2:14 p.m. (EST) on Feb. 26, 2011. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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    S133-E-006383 (26 Feb. 2011) --- A portion of the International Space Station is featured in this image photographed by an STS-133 crew member aboard space shuttle Discovery during STS-133 rendezvous and docking operations. Docking occurred at 2:14 p.m. (EST) on Feb. 26, 2011. The recently docked European Space Agency's "Johannes Kepler" Automated Transfer Vehicle-2 (ATV-2) is at top center. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

  • STS-133 and Expedition 26 crew members› View High-res
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    S133-E-006517 (26 Feb. 2011) --- STS-133 and Expedition 26 crew members are pictured in the Harmony node of the International Space Station shortly after space shuttle Discovery and the space station docked in space and the hatches were opened. Pictured from the left are NASA astronauts Eric Boe, STS-133 pilot; Catherine (Cady) Coleman, Expedition 26 flight engineer; Scott Kelly, Expedition 26 commander; Russian cosmonaut Dmitry Kondratyev, Expedition 26 flight engineer; and NASA astronaut Steve Lindsey, STS-133 commander. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration