Orbital Science's Cygnus Orbital-2 spacecraft approaching the International Space Station. ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst was in control of the vehicle and communications while colleague NASA astronaut Steve Swanson operated the Station's robotic arm on the left.
The spacecraft was berthed on 16 July 2014.
ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst is sharing his incredible views from 400 km above on the International Space Station.
Alexander will run over 100 experiments for all space agencies during his six-month Blue Dot mission.