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September 24, 2011
ISS015-E-12229 (15 June 2007) --- Close-up scene following completed repair work by astronaut John (Danny) Olivas (out of frame), STS-117 mission specialist, who spent two hours stapling and pinning down a thermal blanket on one of Atlantis' orbital maneuvering system pods. A 4-by-6-inch corner of the blanket peeled up during the shuttle's launch last week. Staples, inserted by Olivas' application with a medical stapler, are visible near bottom of the frame. Metal reinforcement pins can be seen above the staples.


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