[FPSPACE] Nice image of approaching the ISS from APOD

David M Harland dm.harland@cableol.co.uk
Tue, 19 Sep 2000 15:05:50 +0100


http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap000918.html

Does anybody know why the Progress docked on the rear of the SM is 
rotated at 45 degrees? 

The port on the front of Mir was rotated so that the radial modules
could be conveniently repositioned by the Ljappa arm, but this isn't
planned for the SM.


dmh