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    ISS018-E-040994 (18 March 2009) --- Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Koichi Wakata, Expedition 18 flight engineer, attired in his Russian Sokol launch and entry suit, is pictured near a hatch on the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Discovery (STS-119) remains docked with the station.

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    ISS018-E-040996 (18 March 2009) --- Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Koichi Wakata, Expedition 18 flight engineer, attired in his Russian Sokol launch and entry suit, tries out his seat liner in the Soyuz TMA-13 spacecraft docked to the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Discovery (STS-119) remains docked with the station.

  • STS-119 Commander Lee Archambault, Expedition 18 Commander Michael Fincke, and STS-119 Pilot Tony Antonelli› View High-res
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    ISS018-E-040998 (18 March 2009) --- Astronauts Lee Archambault (left), STS-119 commander; Michael Fincke, Expedition 18 commander; and Tony Antonelli (partially out of frame at right), STS-119 pilot, are pictured in the Harmony node of the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Discovery remains docked with the station.

  • STS-119 Mission Specialists Sandra Magnus and John Phillips and Pilot Tony Antonelli› View High-res
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    ISS018-E-041001 (18 March 2009) --- Astronauts Sandra Magnus and John Phillips (with camera), both STS-119 mission specialists; along with Tony Antonelli, pilot, are pictured in the Harmony node of the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Discovery remains docked with the station.

  • STS-119 Mission Specialist John Phillips and Expedition 18 Flight Engineer Koichi Wakata› View High-res
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    ISS018-E-041037 (18 March 2009) --- NASA astronaut John Phillips (foreground), STS-119 mission specialist; and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Koichi Wakata, Expedition 18 flight engineer, work the controls of the station's robotic Canadarm2 in the Destiny laboratory of the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Discovery remains docked with the station.

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    ISS018-E-041052 (18 March 2009) --- Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Koichi Wakata, Expedition 18 flight engineer, is pictured in the Zvezda Service Module of the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Discovery (STS-119) remains docked with the station.

  • Soyuz vehicle and Space Shuttle Discovery docked to the International Space Station› View High-res
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    ISS018-E-040976 (18 March 2009) --- This scene gives evidence that the "work crews" have arrived at the International Space Station to continue the "home improvement" project. A Soyuz vehicle used to transport the station crewmembers is in the foreground, with the Space Shuttle Discovery visible just beneath it. Ten people are busy on the station, and two of them are preparing to exit the shirt sleeve environment to go outside for a March 19 spacewalk, on which the other crewmembers will be pitching in their support and technical assistance..

  • Soyuz vehicle and Space Shuttle Discovery docked to the International Space Station› View High-res
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    ISS018-E-040973 (18 March 2009) --- This scene gives evidence that the "work crews" have arrived at the International Space Station to continue the "home improvement" project. A Soyuz vehicle used to transport the station crewmembers is in the foreground, with the Space Shuttle Discovery visible just beneath it. Ten people are busy on the station, and two of them are preparing to exit the shirt sleeve environment to go outside for a March 19 spacewalk, on which the other crewmembers will be pitching in their support and technical assistance.

  • Space Shuttle Discovery parked at the International Space Station› View High-res
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    ISS018-E-040963 (18 March) --- This scene of the Space Shuttle Discovery parked at the International Space Station and the presence of the S6 truss are a sign that the home improvement project is being renewed aboard the orbital outpost. The photo was taken by one of the station crewmembers inside the complex.

  • Astronauts Lee Archambault and Michael Fincke› View High-res
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    S119-E-006542 (18 March 2009) --- Astronauts Lee Archambault (left), STS-119 commander, uses a communication system on the flight deck of Space Shuttle Discovery while docked with the International Space Station. Archambault and Michael Fincke, Expedition 18 commander, are watching outside activities of the shuttle's and station's robotic arms as the S6 truss segment is moved from Discovery's cargo bay.