Atlantis and Payload on approach to the ISS during the STS-117 Mission
ISS015-E-11759 (10 June 2007) --- Backdropped by a blue and white Earth, the Space Shuttle Atlantis approaches the International Space Station during STS-117 rendezvous and docking operations. Docking occurred at 2:36 p.m. (CDT) on June 10, 2007. A pair of solar arrays and starboard truss segments (S3/S4), which are later to be attached to the station and outfitted during three spacewalks, can be seen in Atlantis' cargo bay. A docked Soyuz spacecraft is visible at top center.