August 18, 2011
The crew of STS-121 attended opening day of the 12th "X Games" in Los Angeles Aug. 3, discussing their recent mission to the International Space Station with students and athletes. From left to right are astronauts Piers J. Sellers, Stephanie D. Wilson, Steven W. Lindsey, Michael E. Fossum, Lisa M. Nowak and Mark E. Kelly. In the background is the signature 80 foot high "Big Air Jump" skateboarding ramp - one of the event highlights. The crew's visit also included presentations at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the California Science Center.
Topics: Mark E. Kelly, STS-121, Spaceflight, Lisa Nowak, Stephanie Wilson, Piers Sellers, Michael E. Fossum, Steven W. Lindsey, Skateboarding