Space Image: Anchored

Mar 07, 2011
Image Credit: NASA

(PhysOrg.com) -- Anchored to a Canadarm2 mobile foot restraint, NASA astronaut Steve Bowen participates in the STS-133 mission's second spacewalk as construction and maintenance continue on the International Space Station.

During the six-hour, 14-minute spacewalk, Bowen and fellow astronaut Alvin Drew tackled a variety of tasks, including venting into space some remaining from a failed pump module they moved during the mission's first spacewalk.

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