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    S126-E-008118 (18 Nov. 2008) --- Interior view of the Leonardo Multi-Purpose Logistics Module attached to the Earth-facing port of the International Space Station's Harmony node. Leonardo was moved from Space Shuttle Endeavour's cargo bay and linked to the station on Nov. 17, carrying two water recovery systems racks for recycling urine into potable water, a second toilet system, new gallery components, two new food warmers, a food refrigerator, an experiment freezer, combustion science experiment rack, two separate sleeping quarters and a resistance exercise device (aRED) that allows station crewmembers to perform a variety of exercises.

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    S126-E-008120 (18 Nov. 2008) --- Interior view of the Leonardo Multi-Purpose Logistics Module attached to the Earth-facing port of the International Space Station's Harmony node. Leonardo was moved from Space Shuttle Endeavour's cargo bay and linked to the station on Nov. 17, carrying two water recovery systems racks for recycling urine into potable water, a second toilet system, new gallery components, two new food warmers, a food refrigerator, an experiment freezer, combustion science experiment rack, two separate sleeping quarters and a resistance exercise device (aRED) that allows station crewmembers to perform a variety of exercises.

  • Extravehicular activity (EVA) tool bag drifts away› View High-res
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    S126-E-008143 (18 Nov. 2008) --- A extravehicular activity (EVA) tool bag drifts away from the International Space Station during the mission's first scheduled spacewalk for STS-126. About halfway into the spacewalk, one of the grease guns that astronaut Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper (out of frame), mission specialist, was preparing to use on the SARJ released some Braycote grease into her crew lock bag, which is the tool bag the spacewalkers use during their activities. As she was cleaning the inside of the bag, it drifted away from her and toward the aft and starboard portion of the International Space Station. Inside the bag were two grease guns, scrapers, several wipes and tethers and some tool caddies.

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    S126-E-008146 (18 Nov. 2008) --- A extravehicular activity (EVA) tool bag drifts away from the International Space Station during the mission's first scheduled spacewalk for STS-126. About halfway into the spacewalk, one of the grease guns that astronaut Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper (out of frame), mission specialist, was preparing to use on the SARJ released some Braycote grease into her crew lock bag, which is the tool bag the spacewalkers use during their activities. As she was cleaning the inside of the bag, it drifted away from her and toward the aft and starboard portion of the International Space Station. Inside the bag were two grease guns, scrapers, several wipes and tethers and some tool caddies.

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    S126-E-008155 (18 Nov. 2008) --- A extravehicular activity (EVA) tool bag drifts away from the International Space Station during the mission's first scheduled spacewalk for STS-126. About halfway into the spacewalk, one of the grease guns that astronaut Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper (out of frame), mission specialist, was preparing to use on the SARJ released some Braycote grease into her crew lock bag, which is the tool bag the spacewalkers use during their activities. As she was cleaning the inside of the bag, it drifted away from her and toward the aft and starboard portion of the International Space Station. Inside the bag were two grease guns, scrapers, several wipes and tethers and some tool caddies.

  • Astronaut Shane Kimbrough› View High-res
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    S126-E-008002 (18 Nov. 2008) --- Astronaut Shane Kimbrough, STS-126 mission specialist, looks over a checklist on the aft flight deck of Space Shuttle Endeavour while docked with the International Space Station.

  • Sandra Magnus, Greg Chamitoff, Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper and Steve Bowen› View High-res
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    S126-E-008012 (18 Nov. 2008) --- Astronauts Sandra Magnus, Expedition 18 flight engineer, and Greg Chamitoff, STS-126 mission specialist, assist astronauts Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper and Steve Bowen, both mission specialists, as they return to the Quest Airlock of the International Space Station as the mission's first session of extravehicular activity (EVA) draws to a close.

  • Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper (right), Steve Bowen, Chris Ferguson (foreground, center) and Greg Chamitoff› View High-res
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    S126-E-008017 (18 Nov. 2008) --- Attired in their Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) spacesuits, astronauts Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper (right) and Steve Bowen, both STS-126 mission specialists, are pictured in the Quest Airlock of the International Space Station as the mission's first session of extravehicular activity (EVA) draws to a close. Astronauts Chris Ferguson (foreground, center), STS-126 commander, and Greg Chamitoff, mission specialist, assist with the doffing of the spacesuits.

  • Sandra Magnus and Greg Chamitoff› View High-res
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    S126-E-008032 (18 Nov. 2008) --- Astronauts Sandra Magnus, Expedition 18 flight engineer, and Greg Chamitoff, STS-126 mission specialist, work on the middeck of Space Shuttle Endeavour while docked with the International Space Station.

  • Astronaut Steve Bowen› View High-res
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    S126-E-008048 (18 Nov. 2008) --- Astronaut Steve Bowen, STS-126 mission specialist, participates in the mission's first session of extravehicular activity (EVA) as construction and maintenance continue on the International Space Station. During the six-hour, 52-minute spacewalk, Bowen and astronaut Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper (out of frame), mission specialist, worked to clean and lubricate part of the station's starboard Solar Alpha Rotary Joints (SARJ) and to remove two of SARJ's 12 trundle bearing assemblies. The spacewalkers also removed a depleted nitrogen tank from a stowage platform on the outside of the complex and moved it into Endeavour's cargo bay. They also moved a flex hose rotary coupler from the shuttle to the station stowage platform, as well as removing some insulation blankets from the common berthing mechanism on the Kibo laboratory.