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Flight Day 3 Highlights

07.29.05

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Discovery was guided into a full backflip before docking with  the Space Station + High-resolution photo (1.5 Mb)
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Before Discovery docked with the Space Station, it made a full backflip, exposing its heat shield for high-resolution digital photography by the Station crew. (Image Credit: NASA)

Space Shuttle Discovery is viewed from the ISS + High resolution photo (1.6 Mb)
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Space Shuttle Discovery is viewed from the International Space Station moments before docking on July 28, 2005. (Image Credit: NASA)

The thermal protection system tiles under Dicovery's nose are highly visible + High resolution photo (1.4 Mb)
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About 600 feet from the Station, the thermal protection system tiles under Discovery's nose are highly visible. Station Commander Sergei Krikalev and NASA Science Officer and Flight Engineer John Phillips took photos of the heat shield for about 90 seconds as the Shuttle was maneuvered into a full backflip. (Image Credit: NASA)

John Muratore, manager of Space Shuttle Systems and Integration, and Phil Engelauf, deputy chief for Space Shuttle + High resolution photo (1.2 Mb)
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John Muratore, center, manager of Space Shuttle Systems and Integration, responds to a question, while Phil Engelauf, left, deputy chief for Space Shuttle, listens in. The Space Shuttle Program Mission Management Team conducts daily meetings at the Johnson Space Center, Houston, to support Discovery's STS-114 flight. (Image Credit: NASA)

Space Shuttle Program Manager Bill Parsons at the Mission Management Team meeting + High resolution photo (1.4 Mb)
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Space Shuttle Program Manager Bill Parsons, left, listens in during an open discussion at a Mission Management Team meeting. The MMT conducts daily meetings to support Discovery's STS-114 flight. (Image Credit: NASA)

Pilot Jim Kelly talks with Mission Specialist Charlie Camarda + High resolution photo (1.3 Mb)
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STS-114 Pilot Jim Kelly, left, talks with Mission Specialist Charlie Camarda aboard Space Shuttle Discovery's flight deck. (Image Credit: NASA)

Commander Eileen Collins works on Discovery's flight deck + High resolution photo (1.6 Mb)
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STS-114 Commander Eileen Collins works on Discovery's flight deck on docking day. (Image Credit: NASA)

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