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Shuttle Endeavour does a backflip for its inspection

Shuttle Endeavour performed a routine backflip maneuver before docking with the International Space Station to inspect for any damage to the thermal tiles.

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Space shuttle Endeavour taken approaches the International Space Station. Endeavour performed a back-flip for the rendezvous pitch maneuver

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A close-up underside view of the nose of space shuttle Endeavour.

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The starboard wing of the space shuttle Endeavour.

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