Science and Exploration

Working In the Cupola

By Keith Cowing
August 2, 2014
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Working In the Cupola
Working in the cupola

In the International Space Station’s Cupola, NASA astronaut Steve Swanson, Expedition 40 commander; and European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst (background), flight engineer, practice grapple procedures with the Canadarm2 in preparation for the upcoming arrival of the Orbital Sciences’ Cygnus cargo craft.
ISS040-E-055104 (9 July 2014) – Larger image

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