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Click to enlargeSTS41-B McCandless MMU Close-up Photo

Buy this McCandless MMU Close-up space photo.
High quality Space Shuttle picture, slide, or Duratrans backlit transparency. NASA photograph S84-27562. Wide variety of sizes.

Astronaut Bruce McCandless, II, mission specialist, uses his hands to control his movement in space while using the nitrogen propelled manned maneuvering unit (MMU). He is participating in a extravehicular activity (EVA), a few meters away from the cabin of the shuttle Challenger. McCandless is centered in a background of clouds and earth in this view of his EVA. He is floating without tethers attaching him to the shuttle.

Date Taken: February 23, 1984
Credits: JSC NASA

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