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STS-115 Rendezvous Pitch Maneuver
09.11.06
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Mission Control: 220 miles above Northeastern Africa, the rotational pitch maneuver underway as the International Space station crew, Expedition 13, basically has the same view using time-powered, long-range lenses to document the thermal protection system.

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Mission Control: Approaching the Northwest coast of Algeria traveling northeasterly, just about to cross the coastline heading out across the Mediterranean. Atlantis two thirds of the way through the rotational pitch maneuver. Beautiful view of Space Shuttle Atlantis from the International Space Station at a range of 600 feet.

Mission Control: The 45-foot long P3/P4 truss in Atlantis's payload bay headed for its final home at the International Space Station as the two spacecraft approach the coastline of Italy from the southwest. And the coastline of Italy below Atlantis with the Space Station 600 feet above the orbiter. + View Now (mp4)