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Reconfiguring the Station

Goddard's Ritsko Wins 2011 SAVE Award

 

The winner of the 2011 SAVE Award is Matthew Ritsko, a Goddard financial manager. His tool lending library would track and enable sharing of expensive space-flight tools and hardware after projects no longer need them.

 

This set of images represents the types of tools used at NASA.

 

To read more go to: www.nasa.gov/topics/people/features/ritsko-save.html

 

Astronaut Sunita L. Williams, Expedition 14 flight engineer, used a pistol grip tool as she worked on the International Space Station in the first of three spacewalks slated to occur over a nine-day period. During the 7-hour 55-minute spacewalk that took place on Jan. 31, 2007, Williams and station commander Michael E. Lopez-Alegria (out of frame) reconfigured one of two cooling loops for the Destiny laboratory module, rearranged electrical connections and secured the starboard radiator of the P6 truss after retraction.

 

Image credit: NASA

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Taken on February 2, 2007