June 9, 2011
Astronaut James H. Newman is seen near the Unity module during late phases of the first of three scheduled spacewalks on STS-88. At the end of the extravehicular activity (EVA), astronauts Newman and Jerry L. Ross, both mission specialists, were successful in mating 40 cables and connectors running 76 feet from the Zarya control module to Unity, with the 35-ton complex towering over Endeavour's cargo bay. The spacewalk last 7 hours and 21 minutes.
Topics: STS-88, Manned spacecraft, Human spaceflight, Newman Ross, James H. Newman, Expedition 5, Unity, Shuttle–Mir Program, Space Shuttle Endeavour, Jerry L. Ross, Extra-vehicular activity, International Space Station, Spaceflight