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ISS Assembly Mission 2A

[image-36]Space Shuttle Endeavour delivered the Unity Node with two pressurized mating adapters. On Dec. 6, 1998, the STS-88 crew captured the Zarya Control Module and mated it with the Unity Node inside the Shuttle's payload bay. On Sunday, Dec. 13, Space Shuttle Endeavour undocked from the young International Space Station for the return to Earth.

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Zarya and Unity
Blanketing clouds form the backdrop for this 70mm scene of the connected Zarya and Unity modules after having been released from Endeavour's cargo bay a bit earlier.
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