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    ISS032-E-025258 (5 Sept. 2012) --- Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Aki Hoshide, Expedition 32 flight engineer, uses a digital still camera to expose a photo of his helmet visor during the mission’s third session of extravehicular activity (EVA). During the six-hour, 28-minute spacewalk, Hoshide and NASA astronaut Sunita Williams (visible in the reflections of Hoshide’s helmet visor), flight engineer, completed the installation of a Main Bus Switching Unit (MBSU) that was hampered last week by a possible misalignment and damaged threads where a bolt must be placed. They also installed a camera on the International Space Station’s robotic arm, Canadarm2. The bright sun is visible at left.

    Paulo Feitosa <>, and 5 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. bior 79 months ago | reply

      Amazing! It's cool to see that what looks like a normal camera is used for the spacewalks!

    2. J. Batbaatar 79 months ago | reply

      it's white! cool.

    3. foregoing pail [deleted] 79 months ago | reply

      `Such an epic self portrait

    4. michaeljh89 78 months ago | reply

      best profile pic ever!

    5. MKawano.Photography 78 months ago | reply

      Is the camera painted? Does it have some sort of insulation on it? So cool!

    6. Paulo Feitosa <> 53 months ago | reply

      Arguably the best self portrait I've ever seen.

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