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  • STS-119 Mission Specialists Steve Swanson and Joseph Acaba› View High-res
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    S119-E-006743 (20 March 2009) --- On the eve of a planned shared spacewalk, astronauts Steve Swanson (left) and Joseph Acaba, both STS-119 mission specialists, have a meeting in the Joint Airlock aboard the International Space Station, while linked to the Space Shuttle Discovery.

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    S119-E-006752 (20 March 2009) --- Astronauts Joseph Acaba and Steve Swanson, both mission specialists, are pictured near the robotic workstation in Destiny or the U.S. laboratory within 24 hours of their planned spacewalk, scheduled for March 21.

  • STS-119 Pilot Tony Antonelli and Mission Specialist Joseph Acaba› View High-res
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    S119-E-006711 (20 March 2009) --- Astronaut Tony Antonelli (left), Discovery pilot, almost appears to be saying "I've got next" as he hovers over an exercising astronaut Joseph Acaba. The STS-119 mission specialist is working out on the bicycle ergometer which the crew earlier deployed on the floor of Discovery's mid deck. While Acaba goes outside the International Space Station on March 21 to participate in a spacewalk, Antonelli will remain inside to contribute support, along with other astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut.

  • STS-119 Commander Lee Archambault› View High-res
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    S119-E-006807 (20 March 2009) --- Astronaut Lee Archambault, commander of the STS-119 mission, conducts an Advanced Resistive Exercise Device (ARED) workout in the Unity node aboard the International Space Station.

  • Astronaut Joseph Acaba› View High-res
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    S119-E-006694 (20 March 2009) --- Performing his own in-space version of "look, Ma, no hands" is astronaut Joseph Acaba, STS-119 mission specialist. The shuttle version of the bike, deployed here on Discovery's mid deck, is called the ergometer and is one device that provides astronauts a chance to exercise while in space.

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    S119-E-006696 (20 March 2009) --- Astronaut Joseph Acaba, STS-119 mission specialist, uses the bicycle ergometer on Discovery's mid deck to get some exercise.

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    S119-E-006697 (20 March 2009) --- Astronaut Joseph Acaba uses a computer on Discovery's aft flight deck during flight day six activity for the STS-119 crew.

  • Astronaut Lee Archambault› View High-res
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    S119-E-006731 (20 March 2009) --- Astronaut Lee Archambault, STS-119 commander, checks outstored gear on the mid deck of the Space Shuttle Discovery during flight day six activities.

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    S119-E-006713 (20 March 2009) --- Astronaut Richard Arnold, STS-119 mission specialist,almost appears to be suspended from the "ceiling" of Discovery's mid deck as he completes a flight day six task.

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    S119-E-006797 (20 March 2009) --- Astronaut John Phillips is about to exit the European Space Agency's Columbus module in a manner quite unique to space travelers. The STS-119 mission specialist and the rest of the Discovery crew are joining forces with the Expedition 18 crew for the continuation of the home improvement project aboard the International Space Station.