Spaceflight Now: Space Station/STS-98

Animation of Destiny joining ISS

Posted: February 4, 2001

The U.S. Destiny laboratory module is lifted out of Atlantis' payload bay by the robot arm, flipped 180 degrees end-over-end, and connected to the space station as shown in NASA animation. Lead Flight Director Bob Castle narrates the process, which occurs on Flight Day 4 during the mission's first spacewalk. Source video: NASA TV (368k, 33sec QuickTime file).

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