STS-119 Flight Day 10 Gallery

  • Astronaut Michael Fincke› View High-res
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    ISS018-E-042820 (24 March 2009) --- Astronaut Michael Fincke, Expedition 18 commander, is pictured in the Unity node of the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Discovery (STS-119) remains docked with the station. Visible behind Fincke are various crew patches of those representing shuttle crews who have worked on the ISS.

  • Astronaut Lee Archambault› View High-res
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    S119-E-008112 (24 March 2009) --- Astronaut Lee Archambault, STS-119 commander, is pictured after adding his crew patch in the Unity node to the growing collection of those representing shuttle crews who have worked on the International Space Station.

  • STS-119 Mission Specialist Sandra Magnus with Expedition 18 crew› View High-res
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    S119-E-007740 (24 March 2009) --- NASA astronauts Sandra Magnus, STS-119 mission specialist; and Michael Fincke (second left), Expedition 18 commander; along with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut (JAXA) Koichi Wakata and cosmonaut Yury Lonchakov, both Expedition 18 flight engineers, pose for a photo following a joint news conference in the Harmony node of the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Discovery remains docked with the station. Magnus, who joined the station's Expedition 18 crew in November 2008, is being replaced by Wakata, who arrived at the station with the STS-119 crew.

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    S119-E-007747 (24 March 2009) --- STS-119 and Expedition 18 crewmembers pose for a group photo following a joint news conference in the Harmony node of the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Discovery remains docked with the station. From the left (bottom row) are NASA astronauts Tony Antonelli, STS-119 pilot; Lee Archambault, STS-119 commander; and Joseph Acaba, STS-119 mission specialist. From the left (middle row) are NASA astronauts Sandra Magnus, STS-119 mission specialist; and Michael Fincke, Expedition 18 commander; along with cosmonaut Yury Lonchakov and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut (JAXA) Koichi Wakata, both Expedition 18 flight engineers. From the left (top row) are NASA astronauts Steve Swanson, Richard Arnold and John Phillips, all STS-119 mission specialists. Magnus, who joined the station's Expedition 18 crew in November 2008, is being replaced by Wakata, who arrived at the station with the STS-119 crew.

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    S119-E-007753 (24 March 2009) --- STS-119 and Expedition 18 crewmembers pose for a group photo following a joint news conference in the Harmony node of the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Discovery remains docked with the station. From the left (bottom row) are NASA astronauts Tony Antonelli, STS-119 pilot; Lee Archambault, STS-119 commander; and Joseph Acaba, STS-119 mission specialist. From the left (middle row) are NASA astronauts Sandra Magnus, STS-119 mission specialist; and Michael Fincke, Expedition 18 commander; along with cosmonaut Yury Lonchakov and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut (JAXA) Koichi Wakata, both Expedition 18 flight engineers. From the left (top row) are NASA astronauts Steve Swanson, Richard Arnold and John Phillips, all STS-119 mission specialists. Magnus, who joined the station's Expedition 18 crew in November 2008, is being replaced by Wakata, who arrived at the station with the STS-119 crew.

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    S119-E-007763 (24 March 2009) --- STS-119 crewmembers pose for a group photo following a joint news conference in the Harmony node of the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Discovery remains docked with the station. From the left (bottom row) are NASA astronauts Tony Antonelli, pilot; Lee Archambault, commander; and Joseph Acaba, mission specialist. From the left (top row) are astronauts Steve Swanson, Richard Arnold and John Phillips, all mission specialists.

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    S119-E-007775 (24 March 2009) --- STS-119 crewmembers pose for a group photo following a joint news conference in the Harmony node of the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Discovery remains docked with the station. From the left (bottom row) are NASA astronauts Tony Antonelli, pilot; Lee Archambault, commander; and Joseph Acaba, mission specialist. From the left (top row) are astronauts Steve Swanson, Richard Arnold and John Phillips, all mission specialists.

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    S119-E-07794 (24 March 2009) --- Eight out of the ten crewmembers on the International Space Station pose for a group photo following a joint news conference in the Harmony node while Space Shuttle Discovery remains docked with the station. From the left are NASA astronauts Tony Antonelli, STS-119 pilot; Lee Archambault, STS-119 commander; and Joseph Acaba, STS-119 mission specialist. From the left (middle row) are Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut (JAXA) Koichi Wakata, Expedition 18 flight engineer; and NASA astronaut Sandra Magnus, STS-119 mission specialist. From the left (back row) are astronauts Steve Swanson, Richard Arnold and John Phillips, all STS-119 mission specialists. Magnus, who joined the station's Expedition 18 crew in November 2008, is being replaced by Wakata, who arrived at the station with the STS-119 crew.

  • President Barack Obama, members of Congress and school children talk with the STS-119 and Expedition 18 crews.› View High-res
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    S119-S-040 (24 March 2009) --- President Barack Obama is joined by members of Congress and school children as he talks March 24, 2009, with astronauts on the International Space Station from the Roosevelt Room at the White House. Others seated include Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas), left; John Holdren, second left, Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy; and Sen. Bill Nelson (D.-Fla), right, who flew aboard the space shuttle in 1986. (White House Photo/Pete Souza)

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    S119-S-041 (24 March 2009) --- President Barack Obama is joined by members of Congress, including former astronaut Sen. Bill Nelson (D.-Fla), right, and school children as he talks Tuesday, March 24, 2009, with astronauts on the International Space Station from the Roosevelt Room at the White House. (White House Photo/Pete Souza)