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    S127-E-008171 (23 July 2009)--- The robotic arm of the Japanese Experiment Module or Kibo assists in the installation of MAXI payload on the Japanese Exposed Facility (JEF) on flight day 9.

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    S127-E-008174 (23 July 2009)--- The robotic arm of the Japanese Experiment Module or Kibo assists in the installation of MAXI payload on the Japanese Exposed Facility (JEF) on flight day 9.

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    S127-E-008035 (23 July 2009) ---The Dead Sea was photographed with a digital still camera by one of the STS-127 crew members on July 23, 2009.

  • Expedition 20 and STS-127 crew members› View High-res
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    S127-E-008181 (23 July 2009) --- Inside the Japanese Experiment Module (JEM) or Kibo, astronaut Tim Kopra (left), Expedition 20's new flight engineer, and Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Koichi Wakata, who switched roles with Kopra and now serves as an STS-127 mission specialist, are pictured at work. Their current shared task concentrates on the relocation of the MAXI, ICS and SEDA-AP from the JEM Experiment Logistics Module-Exposed Section (JLE) to the JEM Exposed Facility (JEF). MAXI is the Monitor of All-sky X-ray Image experiment and SEDA-AP is the Space Environment Data Acquisition equipment - Attached Payload experiment.

  • STS-127 crew members› View High-res
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    S127-E-008272 (23 July 2009) --- From left, astronauts Mark Polansky, STS-127 commander; and Doug Hurley, pilot; with Canadian Space Agency astronaut Julie Payette and Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Koichi Wakata, both mission specialists, assemble in the Japanese Experiment Module or Kibo during flight day 9 activities on the International Space Station.

  • Astronaut Dave Wolf› View High-res
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    STS127-E-008047 (23 July 2009) --- Astronaut Dave Wolf, STS-127 mission specialist, on Endeavour's mid deck during flight day nine.

  • Astronaut Dave Wolf› View High-res
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    STS127-E-008062 (23 July 2009) --- Astronaut Dave Wolf, STS-127 mission specialist, on Endeavour's mid deck during flight day nine.

  • Astronaut Tim Kopra› View High-res
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    STS127-E-008058 (23 July 2009) --- Astronaut Tim Kopra, Expedition 20 flight engineer, on Endeavour's mid deck during flight day nine for the STS-127 crew.

  • Astronaut Dave Wolf› View High-res
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    STS127-E-008059 (23 July 2009) --- Astronaut Dave Wolf, STS-127 mission specialist, on Endeavour's mid deck during flight day nine.

  • Mark Polansky shakes hands with Koichi Wakata› View High-res
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    S127-E-008063 (23 July 2009)--- Inside Kibo or the Japanese Experiment Module (JEM), astronaut Mark Polansky (left), STS-127 commander, shakes hands with Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Koichi Wakata, who has been onboard the International Space Station for a tour of duty as flight engineer but will be returning to Earth with Polansky and the rest of the STS-127 crew next week.