Images: Various views of the ISS taken during fly-around
Various views of the International Space Station (ISS) taken during the fly-around by the STS-96 crew including: Dark views of the aft end (-XA) of the FGB/Zarya module and solar arrays (004-6). Dark views of the Zenith side (-ZA,-XA/Plane III) of the ISS module (007-9). Distant views of the Nadir side (-ZA) of the ISS over an Earth limb (010-028). Zenith side (-ZA/ Plane III) view of the ISS module in darkness (029) and over an Earth limb with the Russian-made Strela crane on the Pressurized Mating Adapter (PMA)-2, the American-made ORU transfer Device (OTD) on the PMA-1 and the Early Comm Antennas on the Node 1/Unity module visible (030-55). Zenith side (-ZA/Plane III) view of the ISS module over the Earth with the Strela Crane on PMA-2, the OTD on PMA-1 and the Early Comm Antennas on the Node 1/ Unity module visible (056-73). Frame 042 is over Lake Hulun Nur, Mongolia. Frames 014-28 are over Lake Baykal, Russia. Frames 028 and 042 were selected by PAO for release to the public. Frame 018 was selected by the crew for use in their presentations.
NASA Identifier: sts096-715-042