Shuttle Astronaut on EVA, Atlantis, 1985.
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Astronaut Woody Spring is shown during Extra Vehicular Activity (EVA) from the Space Shuttle Atlantis attached to the robot arm, Remote Manipulator System (RMS), moving a space structure. This is one of the experiments that studied space construction techniques in preparation for the building of the International Space Station (Is) at the beginning of the 21st century. Space Shuttle Mision 61-B was launched on 26th November 1985 and was the second flight of Atlantis.