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STS-121 Flight Day 5 Highlights
07.08.06
 
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Spacewalkers' shadows
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The shadows of astronauts Piers J. Sellers and Michael E. Fossum, who are anchored to the Space Shuttle Discovery's Remote Manipulator System/Orbiter Boom Sensor System (RMS/OBSS) foot restraint, are visible against the port pod for the Orbital Maneuvering System on the shuttle. Photo Credit: NASA


ISS013-E-49268 --- Piers Sellers in the mission's first extravehicular activity.
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Astronaut Piers J. Sellers, STS-121 mission specialist, participates in the mission's first session of extravehicular activity (EVA) while the Space Shuttle Discovery was docked with the International Space Station. Photo Credit: NASA


S121-E-05942 --- Astronauts Piers J. Sellers and Michael E. Fossum attired in their EMU spacesuits
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Astronauts Piers J. Sellers (right) and Michael E. Fossum, STS-121 mission specialists, attired in their Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) spacesuits, prepare for the start of the first scheduled session of extravehicular activity (EVA) in the Quest Airlock of the International Space Station. Photo Credit: NASA


S121-E-06097 --- Astronaut Piers Sellers during the mission's first EVA
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Astronaut Piers J. Sellers, STS-121 mission specialist, works on a section of the International Space Station during the mission's first session of extravehicular activity (EVA). Photo Credit: NASA


S121-E-06092 --- Astronaut Michael Fossum during the mission's first EVA
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Astronaut Michael E. Fossum, STS-121 mission specialist, works on a section of the International Space Station during the mission's first session of extravehicular activity (EVA). Photo Credit: NASA


S121-E-06057 --- Astronauts Piers Sellers and Michael Fossum during the mission's first EVA
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Astronauts Piers J. Sellers (red stripes) and Michael E. Fossum, STS-121 mission specialists, work in tandem on the shuttle's Remote Manipulator System/Orbiter Boom Sensor System (RMS/OBSS) during the mission's first scheduled session of extravehicular activity (EVA). Photo Credit: NASA


S121-E-06073 --- Astronauts Piers Sellers and Michael Fossum during the mission's first EVA
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Using Space Shuttle Discovery's Remote Manipulator System/Orbiter Boom Sensor System (RMS/OBSS) for maneuvering, astronauts Piers J. Sellers (red stripes) and Michael E. Fossum, STS-121 mission specialists, work on the S0 Truss of the International Space Station. The 7 hour 31 minute spacewalk was the first of three scheduled EVA sessions for the STS-121 mission. Photo Credit: NASA


S121-E-06043 --- Astronauts Piers Sellers and Michael Fossum during the mission's first EVA
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Astronauts Piers J. Sellers (red stripes) and Michael E. Fossum, STS-121 mission specialists, work in tandem on the shuttle's Remote Manipulator System/Orbiter Boom Sensor System (RMS/OBSS) during the mission's first scheduled session of extravehicular activity (EVA). Photo Credit: NASA


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