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Kibo Installation, Crew Transfer
06.20.08
s124e007918 -- Expedition 17 crew members
S124-E-007918 (9 June 2008) --- Russian Federal Space Agency cosmonauts Sergei Volkov (second right) and Oleg Kononenko (second left), Expedition 17 commander and flight engineer, respectively; along with NASA astronauts Greg Chamitoff (right), Expedition 17 flight engineer, and Garrett Reisman, STS-124 mission specialist, pose for a portrait following a joint news conference from the Kibo Japanese Pressurized Module of the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Discovery is docked with the station. Reisman, who joined the station's crew in March, is being replaced by Chamitoff, who arrived at the station with the STS-124 crew.

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s124e007950 -- Expedition 17 crew members + View high-resolution image
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S124-E-007950 (9 June 2008) --- Russian Federal Space Agency cosmonauts Sergei Volkov (center), Expedition 17 commander; Oleg Kononenko (left) and NASA astronaut Greg Chamitoff, both flight engineers, pose for a portrait following a joint news conference with the STS-124 crewmembers from the Kibo Japanese Pressurized Module of the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Discovery is docked with the station.


s124e009968 -- The International Space Station + View high-resolution image
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S124-E-009968 (11 June 2008) --- Backdropped by a cloud-covered part of Earth, the International Space Station is seen from Space Shuttle Discovery as the two spacecraft begin their relative separation. Earlier the STS-124 and Expedition 17 crews concluded almost nine days of cooperative work onboard the shuttle and station. Undocking of the two spacecraft occurred at 6:42 a.m. (CDT) on June 11, 2008.


s124e007090 -- The Kibo Japanese Pressurized Module and Kibo Japanese logistics module + View high-resolution image
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S124-E-007090 (6 June 2008) --- The Kibo Japanese Pressurized Module and Kibo Japanese logistics module of the International Space Station are featured in this image photographed by a STS-124 crewmember while Space Shuttle Discovery is docked with the station. The blackness of space and Earth's horizon provide the backdrop for the scene.


s124e006127 -- the Kibo Japanese Pressurized Module + View high-resolution image
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S124-E-006127 (3 June 2008) --- In the grasp of the station's robotic Canadarm2, the Kibo Japanese Pressurized Module (JPM) is moved from its stowage position in Space Shuttle Discovery's (STS-124) payload bay to the port side of the Harmony node of the International Space Station.