Space Image: Another view of ISS spacewalker

May 30, 2011
Image Credit: NASA

A fish-eye lens attached to an electronic still camera was used to capture this image of NASA astronaut Greg Chamitoff during the mission's fourth STS-134 spacewalk.

During the spacewalk, Chamitoff and fellow astronaut Michael Fincke stowed the 50-foot-long boom and added a power and data grapple fixture to make it the Enhanced Boom Assembly, which extends the reach of the space station's robotic arm.

The docked is visible at top right.

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