September 11, 2012
ISS028-E-016122 (12 July 2011) --- NASA astronaut Ron Garan, Expedition 28 flight engineer, uses a tether to secure his position during the July 12 spacewalk he performed outside the docked International Space Station and space shuttle Atlantis with station crewmate Mike Fossum (out of frame). The Persian Gulf can be seen on the Earth below. With support from crewmates inside the station and shuttle, NASA astronauts Garan and Fossum joined forces to complete some needed chores during the six and half hour spacewalk.
Topics: Expedition 28, Aquanauts, Spaceflight, STS-135, STS-124, Extra-vehicular activity, Space Shuttle Atlantis, Expedition 2, Michael E. Fossum, Ronald J. Garan, Jr., Russia, Ron Garan, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Mike Fossum