A Different View

A Different View

STS-116 wanderer Bob Curbeam met a NASA trademark adult tighten on his Dec. 14, 2006, spacewalk, during that he achieved tasks to finish a International Space Station.

During space convey Discovery’s goal to a station, a STS-116 organisation combined a P5 spacer constrict shred and rewired a station’s energy system, scheming it to support a station’s final pattern and a attainment of additional scholarship modules. A fourth and final spacewalk was combined to concede a organisation to redress solar arrays that had folded improperly.

Curbeam was comparison as an wanderer in 1994 and subsequently flew on 3 space convey missions. During a STS-116 mission, he became a initial convey wanderer to control 4 spacewalks in a singular mission. Curbeam also flew on STS-85 in Aug 1997 and STS-98 in Feb 2001. He amassed 45 hours and 34 mins of spacewalking time and some-more than 900 hours in space.

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