Bowen works electric batteries during EVA 1



Washington, DC, United States

S132-E-008102 (17 May 2010) --- NASA astronaut Steve Bowen, STS-132 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 seven-hour, 25-minute spacewalk, Bowen and NASA astronaut Garrett Reisman (out of frame), mission specialist, loosened bolts holding six replacement batteries, installed a second antenna for high-speed Ku-band transmissions and adding a spare parts platform to Dextre, a two-armed extension for the station’s robotic arm.


  • Title: Bowen works electric batteries during EVA 1
  • Date Created: 2010-05-17
  • Rights: JSC
  • Album: mgwhite

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