June 27, 2011
Astronaut Edward T. Lu, mission specialist, was captured on film by his spacewalking colleague, cosmonaut Yuri I. Malenchenko, during the 6-hour-plus space walk the two performed on the exterior of the International Space Station (ISS). Lu, although he spent the majority of the space walk several meters away on the other end of International Space Station (ISS) is near the cargo bay longerons of the Space Shuttle Atlantis in this scene. Malenchenko was one of two mission specialists on the 12-day flight who represented the Russian Aviation and Space Agency.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Environment, Yuri Malenchenko, International Space Station, Human spaceflight, Yuri I. Malenchenko, Expedition 7, STS-106, Russian Federal Space Agency, Astronaut