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    S133-E-006017 (25 Feb. 2011) --- AstronautNicole Stott, mission specialist, keeps stock of where things are during flight day 2 duties on Discovery's middeck. Making its final flight, Discovery and its six person crew are headed toward a rendezvous with the International Space Station. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

  • Steve Lindsey (right) and Eric Boe› View High-res
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    S133-E-006081 (25 Feb. 2011) --- On space shuttle Discovery's forward flight deck, astronauts Steve Lindsey (right), STS-133 commander, and Eric Boe, pilot, switch seats for a brief procedure as the crew heads toward a weekend docking with the International Space Station. Earlier the crew conducted thorough inspections of the shuttle's thermal tile system using the Remote Manipulator System/Orbiter Boom Sensor System (RMS/OBSS) and special cameras. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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    S133-E-006057 (25 Feb. 2011) --- On space shuttle Discovery's aft flight deck, astronaut Steve Lindsey, STS-133 commander, utilizes in- cabin controls to help conduct thorough inspections of the shuttle's thermal tile system with the aid of the Remote Manipulator System/Orbiter Boom Sensor System (RMS/OBSS) and special cameras. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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    S133-E-006076 (25 Feb. 2011) --- AstronautsAlvin Drew and Nicole Stott, both STS-133 mission specialists, take a break from flight day 2 duties on Discovery's aft flight deck as the shuttle makes its way toward a weekend docking with the International Space Station. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

  • The Remote Manipulator System/Orbiter Boom Sensor System› View High-res
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    S133-E-006059 (25 Feb. 2011) --- Controlled by the STS-133 astronauts inside Discovery's cabin, the Remote Manipulator System/Orbiter Boom Sensor System (RMS/OBSS) equipped with special cameras, begins to conduct thorough inspections of the shuttle's thermal tile system on flight day 2. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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    S133-E-006073 (25 Feb. 2011) --- Controlled by the STS-133 astronauts inside Discovery's cabin, the Remote Manipulator System/Orbiter Boom Sensor System (RMS/OBSS) equipped with special cameras, begins to conduct thorough inspections of the shuttle's thermal tile system on flight day 2. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

  • Alvin Drew› View High-res
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    S133-E-006069 (25 Feb. 2011) --- Astronaut Alvin Drew, STS-133 mission specialist, on the flight deck inside Discovery's cabin, surveys the work of the Remote Manipulator System/Orbiter Boom Sensor System (RMS/OBSS). Equipped with special cameras, the system was aiding the crew to conduct thorough inspections of the shuttle's thermal tile system on flight day 2. Astronaut Steve Lindsey, commander, is at controls just out of frame. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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    S133-E-006028 (25 Feb. 2011) --- Near space shuttle Discovery's airlock, astronaut Steve Bowen, STS-133 mission specialist, hovers momentarily on the middeck. Perhaps he is thinking about next week's extravehicular activity (EVA) on the International Space Station to which he has been assigned as a replacement for an original prime crew member who was injured in an accident weeks prior to the shuttle's scheduled launch. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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    S133-E-006027 (25 Feb. 2011) --- Astronaut Michael Barratt, STS-133 mission specialist, works out on the bicycle ergometer on Discovery's middeck during flight day 2 activities. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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    S133-E-006036 (25 Feb. 2011) --- Astronaut Michael Barratt, STS-133 mission specialist, works with the Microbe Group Activation Pack containing eight Fluid Processing Apparatuses on the middeck of space shuttle Discovery while en route to a rendezvous with the International Space Station. A previous set of similar tests made a key discovery about the mechanism that makes salmonella more infectious, aiding the fight against food poisoning on Earth. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration