STS-128 Flight Day 6 Gallery

  • International Space Station and space shuttle Discovery› View High-res
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    S128-E-007429 (2 Sept. 2009) --- This scene, photographed from the International Space Station while docked with Space Shuttle Discovery (STS-128), shows the orbiter, the shuttle's robotic arm and a Soyuz vehicle docked with the orbital outpost. The blackness of space and Earth's horizon provide the backdrop for the scene.

  • Christer Fuglesang› View High-res
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    S128-E-007445 (2 Sept. 2009) --- European Space Agency astronaut Christer Fuglesang, STS-128 mission specialist, is pictured floating freely in the Leonardo Multi-Purpose Logistics Module (MPLM), temporarily attached to the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Discovery remains docked with the station.

  • Robert Thirsk› View High-res
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    S128-E-007447 (2 Sept. 2009) --- Canadian Space Agency astronaut Robert Thirsk, Expedition 20 flight engineer, holds a storage container with his legs while floating freely in the Leonardo Multi-Purpose Logistics Module (MPLM), temporarily attached to the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Discovery (STS-128) remains docked with the station.

  • Rick Sturckow (foreground) and Jose Hernandez› View High-res
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    S128-E-007465 (2 Sept. 2009) --- NASA astronauts Rick Sturckow (foreground) and Jose Hernandez, STS-128 commander and mission specialist, respectively, work in the Leonardo Multi-Purpose Logistics Module (MPLM), temporarily attached to the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Discovery remains docked with the station. An empty Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) spacesuit floats nearby inside the module.

  • Rick Sturckow (left) and Jose Hernandez› View High-res
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    S128-E-007468 (2 Sept. 2009) --- NASA astronauts Rick Sturckow (left) and Jose Hernandez, STS-128 commander and mission specialist, respectively, pose for a photo with an Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) spacesuit in the Leonardo Multi-Purpose Logistics Module (MPLM), temporarily attached to the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Discovery remains docked with the station.

  • Christer Fuglesang› View High-res
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    ISS020-E-037809 (2 Sept. 2009) --- European Space Agency astronaut Christer Fuglesang, STS-128 mission specialist, is pictured in the Columbus laboratory of the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Discovery remains docked with the station.

  • Frank De Winne› View High-res
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    ISS020-E-037818 (2 Sept. 2009) --- European Space Agency astronaut Frank De Winne, Expedition 20 flight engineer, moves a rack through a hatch in the Harmony node of the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Discovery (STS-128) remains docked with the station.

  • Christer Fuglesang (bottom) and Tim Kopra› View High-res
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    ISS020-E-037820 (2 Sept. 2009) --- European Space Agency astronaut Christer Fuglesang (bottom) and NASA astronaut Tim Kopra, both STS-128 mission specialists, install a new Minus Eighty Degree Laboratory Freezer for ISS (MELFI) rack in the Destiny laboratory of the International Space Station.

  • Christer Fuglesang (top foreground), Frank De Winne and Kevin Ford (left foreground)› View High-res
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    ISS020-E-037832 (2 Sept. 2009) --- European Space Agency astronauts Christer Fuglesang (top foreground), STS-128 mission specialist; and Frank De Winne, Expedition 20 flight engineer, install a Materials Science Research Rack-1 (MSRR-1) in the Destiny laboratory of the International Space Station. NASA astronaut Kevin Ford (partially out of frame), STS-128 pilot; is at left; and NASA astronaut Tim Kopra, mission specialist, works in the background.

  • Frank De Winne› View High-res
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    ISS020-E-037834 (2 Sept. 2009) --- European Space Agency astronaut Frank De Winne, Expedition 20 flight engineer, is pictured in the Destiny laboratory of the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Discovery (STS-128) remains docked with the station.