STS-82 ONBOARD VIEW 3
June 3, 2011
Attired in the Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) space suit, astronaut Steven L. Smith, mission specialist, is in the airlock of the Space Shuttle Discovery preparing for one of five Extravehicular Activities (EVA). The sessions of EVA, of which Smith eventually participated in three, were conducted in order to service the Hubble Space Telescope (HST), temporarily latched in Discoverys payload bay.
Topics: Extravehicular Mobility Unit, Human spaceflight, STS-82, Steven Smith, Space suit, STS-61, Gregory J. Harbaugh, Hubble Space Telescope, Steven L. Smith