Space History Photo: Newman Waves at Camera from Unity Module
Mission Specialist James Newman performs the first of three EVAs.
Credit: NASA.

In this historical photo from the U.S. space agency, STS-88 mission specialist James Newman, holding on to a handrail, waves back at the camera during the first of three Extravehicular activities(EVAs) performed during the mission, on Dec. 7, 1988. The orbiter can be seen reflected in his visor.

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