Smith Checks out Messages on TIPS
September 7, 2009
On the Space Shuttle Endeavour's middeck, astronaut Steven L. Smith checks out recently up-linked messages on the Thermal Imaging Printing System (TIPS). On one hand, Smith has two watches - one for Houston time and another for Mission Elapsed Time (MET) - and a special instrument on his other cuff to support a medical Detailed Supplementary Objective (DSO).
Topics: Human spaceflight, Spaceflight, Space exploration, Steven L. Smith, Steven Smith, Space Shuttle Endeavour, Edwards Air Force Base, Manned spacecraft, Space Shuttle program