Sunday, November 23, 2008

Photo for the Day - November 23, 2008

* Photo for the Day *
STS-126 Mission Specialists Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper (left) and Shane Kimbrough work together during the mission's second scheduled spacewalk as construction and maintenance continue on the International Space Station.
During the six-hour, 45-minute spacewalk, Piper and Kimbrough continued removing debris and applying lubrication around the starboard Solar Alpha Rotary Joint, Joint, replaced four more of the joint's 12 trundle bearing assemblies, relocated two equipment carts and applied lubrication to the station's robotic Canadarm2.
Image credit: NASA
The Crew of Space Shuttle Endeavour STS-126 has been on a 15-day mission to expand and improve the Space Station's living area and is scheduled to return to Earth on November 29th.
Note: Shuttle Astronauts Steve Bowen and Shane Kimbrough prepared Sunday for the mission’s fourth and final Spacewalk that is set to start at 1:45pm EST Monday.
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