|After undocking, the space shuttle Discovery crew got a memorable view of the developing International Space Station (ISS).
Pictured orbiting high above Earth last month,
numerous solar panels, trusses, and science modules of the
ISS were visible.
The Discovery crew brought
Nicole Stott to the
ISS, and returned astronaut
Among the many mission and expedition accomplishments of the Discovery crew included delivering and placing the
Fluids Integrated Rack and the
Materials Science Research Rack in the
Destiny module as well as the
Better known, however, was the delivery of the
treadmill for keeping astronauts fit.
Over this past week the
Soyuz TMA-16 spacecraft carrying three more
astronauts docked with the ISS as
Expedition 21 is set to begin.
next shuttle trip
to the ISS is currently scheduled for 2009 November 12.