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Expedition 18
12.15.08
ISS018-E-011703 (9 Dec. 2008) --- Astronaut Sandra Magnus ISS018-E-011703 (9 Dec. 2008) --- Astronaut Sandra Magnus, Expedition 18 flight engineer, uses a communication system while holding a checklist in the Zvezda Service Module of the International Space Station.

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ISS018-E-011486 (1 Dec. 2008) --- Astronaut Sandra MagnusISS018-E-011486 (1 Dec. 2008) --- Astronaut Sandra Magnus, Expedition 18 flight engineer, is pictured near a bag of fresh fruit floating freely in the Destiny laboratory of the International Space Station.

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ISS018-E-010645 (6 Dec. 2008) --- Astronaut Michael FinckeISS018-E-010645 (6 Dec. 2008) --- Astronaut Michael Fincke, Expedition 18 commander, works on the Multi-User Droplet Combustion Apparatus (MDCA) Chamber Insert Assembly (CIA) in the Harmony node of the International Space Station.

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ISS018-E-010564 (5 Dec. 2008) --- Astronaut Michael FinckeISS018-E-010564 (5 Dec. 2008) --- Astronaut Michael Fincke, Expedition 18 commander, uses a computer at the robotics work station in the Destiny laboratory of the International Space Station. Using the station's robotic arm, Fincke and astronaut Sandra Magnus (out of frame), flight engineer, relocated the ESP-3 from the Mobile Base System back to the Cargo Carrier Attachment System on the P3 truss. The ESP-3 spare parts platform was temporarily parked on the MBS to clear the path for the spacewalks during STS-126.

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ISS018-E-009955 (2 Dec. 2008) --- Cosmonaut Yury LonchakovISS018-E-009955 (2 Dec. 2008) --- Cosmonaut Yury Lonchakov, Expedition 18 flight engineer, moves storage containers through a hatch on the International Space Station.

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ISS018-E-009691 (30 Nov. 2008) --- Cosmonaut Yury LonchakovISS018-E-009691 (30 Nov. 2008) --- Cosmonaut Yury Lonchakov, Expedition 18 flight engineer, monitors the approach of the Progress 31 supply vehicle at the manual TORU docking system controls in the Zvezda Service Module of the International Space Station. Progress 31 docked to the Pirs Docking Compartment at 6:28 a.m. (CST) on Nov. 30, after a four day flight from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Lonchakov used the TORU system to bring the Progress to its docking port.

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