Endeavour Departs ISS

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Endeavour Departs ISS

The view of the ISS Endeavour after the station and shuttle began their post-undocking relative separation.

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Dazzling Journey

The docked space shuttle, back-dropped by a nighttime view of Earth and a starry sky, photographed by an Expedition 28 crewmember on the ISS.

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All Together

STS-134 and Expedition 28 crewmembers gather on the middeck of Endeavour while docked with the ISS.

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Docked Operations

The forward section of Endeavour is pictured with two components of the ISS—the Harmony node (left) and the European Space Agency's Columbus laboratory.

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Second Spacewalk

NASA astronaut Andrew Feustel, STS-134 mission specialist, participates in the mission's second spacewalk.

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In Place at Last

The newly installed Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer-2 is visible at center left in this photo of the ISSs starboard truss.

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Dramatic Backdrop

Solar array wings on the ISS intersect the thin line of Earth's atmosphere.

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Endeavour's Final Flight

Space shuttle Endeavour rises on twin columns of flame from Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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Close-up

As part of the survey and part of every mission's activities, Endeavour performed a backflip for the rendezvous pitch maneuver.

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Back on Earth

Endeavour landed for the final time at NASAs Kennedy Space Center after 248 orbits around Earth and a journey of 6,510,221 miles on STS-134.

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