The International Space Station and Its Predecessors

Astronauts working on space station anchored to Canadarm

Astronauts Jerry L. Ross and Lee M. E. Morin, both STS-110 mission
specialists, work in tandem on the fourth scheduled session on
extravehicular activity, April 16, 2002.


Space station moves away from the Discovery

Backdropped against a blanket of heavy cloud cover, the Russian-built
FGB, also called Zarya, approaches the Space Shuttle Endeavour and the
U.S.-built Node 1, also called Unity (foreground). Inside Endeavour’s
cabin, the STS-88 crew readies the remote manipulator system for Zarya
capture as they awaited the rendezvous, December 6, 1988.


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