September 24, 2011
ISS015-E-12253 (15 June 2007) --- The helmet visor of astronaut John "Danny" Olivas, STS-117 mission specialist, serves as an easel of sorts as it reflects a pictorial account of a portion of a very busy session of extravehicular activity (EVA) on June 15. Olivas, who took the photo, spent two hours of an overall 7 hour, 58 minute spacewalk stapling and pinning down a piece of thermal blanket on one of Atlantis' orbital maneuvering system pods (reflected in his visor). The 4-by-6-inch corner of the blanket peeled up during the shuttle's launch last week.
Topics: Edwards Air Force Base, Human spaceflight, Spaceflight, Visor, STS-117, Extra-vehicular activity, Space, John