STS-117 mission specialist Steven Swanson participates in the mission’s second extravehicular activity.

STS-117 mission specialist Steven Swanson participates in the mission’s second extravehicular activity.

STS-117 mission specialist Steven Swanson participates in the mission’s second extravehicular activity. Among other tasks, Swanson and fellow astronaut Patrick Forrester removed all of the launch locks holding the 10-foot-wide solar alpha rotary joint in place and began the solar array retraction.

Image credit: NASA

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