September 9, 2011
As the mission's first spacewalk draws to a close, European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Christer Fuglesang (left) and astronaut Robert L. Curbeam, Jr., both STS-116 mission specialists, get help as they remove their extravehicular mobility unit (EMU) spacesuits in the Quest Airlock of the International Space Station. Astronauts William A. (Bill) Oefelein (center), pilot, and Michael E. Lopez-Alegria (partially obscured) assisted Curbeam.
Topics: STS-116, Extra-vehicular activity, Human spaceflight, Environment, Robert Curbeam, Quest Joint Airlock, Space suit, Extravehicular Mobility Unit, Michael Lopez-Alegria, Christer Fuglesang, International Space Station, Robert L. Curbeam Jr.