Space Shuttle Endeavour Performs Backflip for Safety - STS-134

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STS-134: Rendezvous Pitch Maneuver

On May 18, 2011, space shuttle Endeavour performed the Rendezvous Pitch Maneuver, or "backflip." With Commander Mark Kelly at the helm, Endeavour rotated 360 degrees backward to enable International Space Station astronauts to take high resolution pictures of the shuttle's heat shield.

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