Astronaut in Extra-vehicular activity

Astronaut Soichi Noglichi

Astronaut Soichi Noglichi (from Japan’s space agency) waving for the camera during an Extra-vehicular activity. Astronaut Steve Robinson is seen taking the picture reflected in the visor.  Image credit: NASA/Science Photo Library

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Sunita Williams on Spacewalk

Sunita Williams on Spacewalk

Expedition 32 flight engineer, NASA astronaut Sunita Williams, appears to touch the bright sun during the mission’s third session of extravehicular activity (EVA) on Sept. 5, 2012.   Image Credit: NASA

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Moving around in weightlessness, then and now

Moving around in weightlessness, 2001 and 2012

In the film “2001: A Space Odyssey” (1968) by Stanley Kubrick, flight attendant while weightless, walks on Velcro-covered walls.

Visor reflections

Russian cosmonaut

This close-up view shows reflections in the visor of Russian cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka, Expedition 25 flight engineer, as he participates in a session of extravehicular activity (EVA) as construction and maintenance continue on the International Space Station.