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    S126-E-013876 (27 Nov. 2008) --- Astronaut Steve Bowen, mission specialist, floats into the equipment area of the Quest Airlock of the International Space Station on Thanksgiving Day. One more day remains for the Space Shuttle Endeavour to be docked with the station.

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    S126-E-013885 (27 Nov. 2008) --- Astronaut Donald Pettit, STS-126 mission specialist, looks at the home planet from a window inside the Kibo laboratory on Thanksgiving Day. One more day remains for the Space Shuttle Endeavour to be docked with the station.

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    S126-E-012197 (27 Nov. 2008) --- It appears astronaut Michael Fincke, Expedition 18 commander, may be practicing his seating for an upcoming Thanksgiving meal. He had to leave this position in the Harmony or Node 2 of the International Space Station and traverse over to the Space Shuttle Endeavour for the meal, which he shared with two other station crew members and seven Endeavour astronauts.

  • Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper and Steve Bowen› View High-res
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    S126-E-012200 (27 Nov. 2008) --- In the Unity or Node 1 of the International Space Station, astronaut Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper takes pictures of STS-126 crewmates on Thanksgiving Day. That's fellow mission specialist and earlier EVA partner Steve Bowen who is floating in the center of the frame.

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    S126-E-012207 (27 Nov. 2008) --- Astronaut Eric Boe, STS-126 pilot, shaves his face on the aft side of the Zarya functional cargo block aboard the International Space Station on Thanksgiving Day.

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    S126-E-012088 (27 Nov. 2008) --- Having completed the current home improvement project with other members of the joint space shuttle-International Space Station aggregation aboard the orbital outpost, astronaut Eric Boe turns to housekeeping chores aboard Endeavour. The pilot uses a vacuum cleaner to remove dust particles from the air filter system on the shuttle's middeck.

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    S126-E-012093 (27 Nov. 2008) --- Backdropped against a massive cloud cover, the aft portion of the Space Shuttle Endeavour, with the multi-purpose logistics module Leonardo in stow mode, was captured in a series of photographs by one of the STS-126 crewmembers on Nov. 27, Thanksgiving day, also the eve of departure from the International Space Station on Nov. 28.

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    S126-E-012103 (27 Nov. 2008) --- --- Backdropped against the blackness of space, the aft portion of the Space Shuttle Endeavour, with the multi-purpose logistics module Leonardo in stow mode, was captured in a series of photographs by one of the STS-126 crewmembers on Nov. 27, Thanksgiving day, also the eve of departure from the International Space Station on Nov. 28.

  • Donald Pettit, Heide Stefanyshyn-Piper and Michael Fincke› View High-res
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    S126-E-012184 (27 Nov. 2008) --- The astronaut class of 1996 was able to have its own mini-reunion with three members of that group sharinghome improvement and other duties aboard the International Space Station over the last two weeks. From left, astronauts Donald Pettit, Heide Stefanyshyn-Piper and Michael Fincke pose for a photo on the middeck of Endeavour on the eve of the day the crews of the space shuttle and the orbital outpost's Expedition 18 went separate ways. Fincke, Expedition 18 commander, later stayed behind on the orbital outpost as Stefanyshyn-Piper and Pettit and the rest of the shuttle crewbade farewell with plans of being home on Nov. 30.

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    S126-E-012202 (27 Nov. 2008) --- Part of the final activities between the crews of the Space Shuttle Endeavour and Expedition 18 aboard the International Space Station included mounting a cloth insgnia of the STS-126 crew by astronaut Chris Ferguson, commander, in the Zvezda module.