SUBMITTED BY ARTHUR N1ORC - AMSAT A/C #31468
*Station Crew Completes Successful Spacewalk*
Image above: Flight Engineer Sunita Williams (left) and Commander Michael Lopez-Alegria work with the Early Ammonia Servicer on the P6 Truss. Image credit: NASA TV
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The first of three spacewalks in nine days by Commander Michael Lopez-Alegria and Flight Engineer Sunita Williams wrapped up Wednesday at 6:09 p.m. EST. During the 7-hour 55-minute excursion, the spacewalkers reconfigured one of two cooling loops for the Destiny module, rearranged electrical connections and secured the starboard radiator of the P6 truss after retraction.
+ Read more about Wednesday's spacewalk http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/expeditions/expedition14/exp14_eva6.html
Two other spacewalks from Quest will follow. Lopez-Alegria and Williams are scheduled to make the second spacewalk on Feb. 4 and the third for Feb. 8.
+ Read more about the upcoming spacewalks http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/expeditions/expedition14/exp14_evas.html
On Monday, Expedition 14 Commander Michael Lopez-Alegria, assisted by Flight Engineer Suni Williams, swore in 16 sailors aboard the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower during a special live link-up from the space station. Lopez-Alegria and Williams, both U.S. Naval Academy graduates, conducted the long-distance re-enlistment ceremony as the station orbited 220 miles above the Earth.
+ Read more about this event http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/expeditions/expedition14/exp14_Navy_swear_in.html
+ Expedition 14 Mission Status Briefing Materials, Jan. 26, 2007 http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/expeditions/expedition14/exp14_msb_012607.html + Read more about Expedition 14 http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/expeditions/expedition14/index.html + Read more about Expedition 15 http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/expeditions/expedition15/index.html + View crew's daily timelines http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/timelines/index.html