Detail View: NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day Collection: Space Walz

Title: 
Space Walz
Explanation: 
Astronaut Carl Walz [ http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/walz.html ] waves at his colleagues from the aft end [ http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap961130.html ] of the Space Shuttle Discovery's [ http://shuttle.nasa.gov/index.html/ ] payload bay. During this 1993 spacewalk [ http://images.jsc.nasa.gov/images/pao/STS51/10073382.htm ], Walz evaluated tools, tethers, and a foot restraint designed for use in a weightless environment [ http://www.sciam.com/1998/0998issue/0998white.html ] while orbiting Planet Earth [ http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/pao/History/40thann/40home.htm ].
Credit and Copyright: 
STS-51 Crew [ http://www.ksc.nasa.gov/shuttle/missions/sts-51/mission-sts-51.html ], NASA [ http://www.nasa.gov/ ]
keyword: 
astronaut
facet_who: 
Carl Walz
facet_where: 
Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)
facet_what: 
Earth
original url: 
http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap980926.html
UID: 
SPD-APOD-ap980926