Credit: THE ATTIC ROOM/NASA/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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Caption: Speeded up approach to the docking port of Skylab, and the moment of docking of mission SL-2. The targeting point and the American Stars and Stripes flag are straight ahead of the camera. Earlier view of part of Skylab showing a close approach to its side. Reaction control engines puff out their gases. We move along the craft a little and glimpse the edge of the Earth passing quickly beneath. Then the shot pulls back wider above Skylab with the Earth behind it and we move around towards the multiple docking adaptor ends and attempt to dock twice before both spacecraft pass across the terminator and into the night side of the Earth before the film runs out.

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Keywords: american, artificial satellite, color, color image, colour, colour image, craft, dock, docking, docking port, earth, flag, gases, international space station, mission, motion, movement, multiple docking adaptor, night, no people, nobody, passing, planet, pulls back, reaction control engines, real time, satellite, skylab, sl-2, space exploration, spacecraft, spaceflight, speeded up, stars and stripes, targeting point, technology, terminator, time lapse

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Skylab approach and Docking

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Downloadable master

Duration: 00:02:00.06

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 23.98

Audio: No

Format: QuickTime, Photo JPEG 100%, progressive scan, square pixels

File size: 2.8G

Original

Capture format: 16mm

Frame size: 1280x1080

Codec: DVCPRO HD 1080i60

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