STS-135 Atlantis Performs Rendezvous Pitch Maneuver (RPM)


Shuttle Atlantis performs her final RPM of her career, The Rendezvous Pitch Maneuver (RPM) allows the International Space Station Crew to take photos of the entire Orbiter with 400mm, 800m and 1000mm lenses. These are then downlinked to the ground and studied to check Atlantis for any damage.

Source: NASA Television



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