STS-128 Flight Day 11 Gallery

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    S128-E-008490 (7 Sept. 2009) --- In the grasp of the International Space Station's Canadarm2 robotic arm, the Leonardo Multi-Purpose Logistics Module is placed back in Discovery's payload bay. NASA astronauts Kevin Ford, STS-128 pilot; and Jose Hernandez, mission specialist, were at the controls of the robotic arm in the Destiny laboratory. They grappled Leonardo and removed it from the Harmony node and placed it inside the shuttle's payload bay for the return home.

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    S128-E-008493 (7 Sept. 2009) --- In the grasp of the International Space Station's Canadarm2 robotic arm, the Leonardo Multi-Purpose Logistics Module is placed back in Discovery's payload bay. NASA astronauts Kevin Ford, STS-128 pilot; and Jose Hernandez, mission specialist, were at the controls of the robotic arm in the Destiny laboratory. They grappled Leonardo and removed it from the Harmony node and placed it inside the shuttle's payload bay for the return home.

  • STS-128 Commander Rick Sturckow› View High-res
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    S128-E-008330 (7 Sept. 2009) --- NASA astronaut Rick Sturckow, STS-128 commander, poses for a photo with the growing collection, in the Unity node, of insignias representing crews who have worked on the International Space Station.

  • STS-128 Mission Specialist Patrick Forrester› View High-res
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    S128-E-008333 (7 Sept. 2009) --- NASA astronaut Patrick Forrester, STS-128 mission specialist, poses for a photo with the growing collection, in the Unity node, of insignias representing crews who have worked on the International Space Station.

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    S128-E-008342 (7 Sept. 2009) --- NASA astronaut John "Danny" Olivas, STS-128 mission specialist, poses for a photo with the growing collection, in the Unity node, of insignias representing crews who have worked on the International Space Station.

  • STS-128 mission specialists Patrick Forrester and Tim Kopra› View High-res
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    S128-E-008350 (7 Sept. 2009) --- NASA astronauts Patrick Forrester (left) and Tim Kopra, both STS-128 mission specialists, pose for a photo in the Kibo laboratory of the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Discovery remains docked with the station.

  • STS-128 Pilot Kevin Ford› View High-res
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    S128-E-008352 (7 Sept. 2009) --- NASA astronaut Kevin Ford, STS-128 pilot, is pictured in the Destiny laboratory of the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Discovery remains docked with the station.

  • STS-128 Mission Specialist Jose Hernandez› View High-res
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    S128-E-008354 (7 Sept. 2009) --- NASA astronaut Jose Hernandez, STS-128 mission specialist, reads a procedures checklist in the Destiny laboratory of the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Discovery remains docked with the station.

  • Expedition 20 flight engineers Michael Barratt and Nicole Stott, STS-128 Mission Specialist Tim Kopra and Pilot Kevin Ford› View High-res
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    S128-E-008367 (7 Sept. 2009) --- NASA astronauts Michael Barratt (left front), Expedition 20 flight engineer; Tim Kopra (right front), STS-128 mission specialist; Nicole Stott, Expedition 20 flight engineer; and Kevin Ford, STS-128 pilot, pose for a photo with the 2000 astronaut candidate class insignia in the Kibo laboratory of the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Discovery remains docked with the station.

  • Expedition 20 Commander Gennady Padalka, Flight Engineer Robert Thirsk and STS-128 Mission Specialist Christer Fuglesang› View High-res
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    S128-E-008370 (7 Sept. 2009) --- Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka (center), Expedition 20 commander; European Space Agency astronaut Christer Fuglesang (left), STS-128 mission specialist; and Canadian Space Agency astronaut Robert Thirsk, Expedition 20 flight engineer, are pictured on the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Discovery remains docked with the station.