September 7, 2011
Astronauts William A. (Bill) Oefelein (bottom) and Robert L. Curbeam, Jr., STS-116 pilot and mission specialist, respectively, work with the lithium hydroxide (LiOH) canisters beneath Space Shuttle Discovery's middeck.
Topics: Environment, STS-116, Chemistry, Space exploration, Lithium hydroxide, NASA Astronaut Group 14, Robert Curbeam, STS-41-B, Spaceflight, Lithium, William A. (Bill) Oefelein, Robert L. Curbeam Jr., pilot and mission specialist