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Deployment of the P4 Truss FWD SAW during Expedition 13 and STS-115 EVA Joint Operations

2006-09-14

NASA

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S115-E-05996 (14 Sept. 2006) --- Space Shuttle Atlantis astronauts spread a second set of wings for the International Space Station today. The new solar arrays were fully extended at 7:44 a.m. (CDT). The new arrays span a total of 240 feet and have a width of 38 feet. They are attached to the station's newest component, the P3/P4 integrated truss segment. The installation of the P3/P4, which occurred Tuesday and the deployment of the arrays set the stage for future expansion of the station.

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  • Title: Deployment of the P4 Truss FWD SAW during Expedition 13 and STS-115 EVA Joint Operations
  • Date Created: 2006-09-14
  • Rights: JSC
  • Album: mgwhite

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