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Spacecraft nadir point: 5.8° S, 177.6° W

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Spacecraft Altitude: 212 nautical miles (393km)
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Image Caption: Cumulus and other clouds over the ocean form the backdrop for this scene of Russia's Mir space station during rendezvous operations by the Space Shuttle Discovery and Mir. This photographs was taken as Discovery was firing its Reaction Control Subsystem (RCS) thrusters to seperate from Mir's proximity.