Space Shuttle Atlantis Continues On Last Scheduled Mission


In this handout image provided by NASA, NASA astronaut Steve Bowen,... News PhotoActivity,Astronaut,Construction Industry,Event,Expertise,Image,International Space Station,NASA,Science and Technology,Space,Space Exploration,Space Mission,Spacewalk,Spare Part,VerticalPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2010 NASAIN SPACE - MAY 17: In this handout image provided by NASA, NASA astronaut Steve Bowen, STS-132 mission specialist, participates in the mission's first session of extravehicular activity (EVA) as construction and maintenance continue on the International Space Station on May 17, 2010 in space. During the seven-hour, 25-minute spacewalk, Reisman and NASA astronaut Steve Bowen, mission specialist, loosened bolts holding six replacement batteries, installed a second antenna for high-speed Ku-band transmissions and adding a spare parts platform to Dextre, a two-armed extension for the station's robotic arm.This is the final scheduled mission for Atlantis and it will dock with the International Space Station to deliver a payload of a new Russian compartment and fresh batteries. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)