Spaceflight Now: Space Station/STS-98

Docking port attached to Destiny

Posted: February 4, 2001

After temporary storage on space station's Z1 truss, Pressurized Mating Adapter No. 2 docking port is mounted to the Destiny module's back end for use by visiting space shuttles in the future. Lead Flight Director Bob Castle narrates the operation, which occurs on Flight Day 6 during the mission's second spacewalk. Source video: NASA TV (239k, 22sec QuickTime file).

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