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Photo-iss037e001078
International Space Station Imagery
European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano
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ISS037-E-001078 (12 Sept. 2013) --- European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano, Expedition 37 flight engineer, performs in-flight maintenance behind a rack in Tranquility node of the International Space Station. Parmitano replaced a mass spectrometer inside the Major Constituent Analyzer (MCA). The MCA measures the levels of nitrogen, oxygen, carbon dioxide, methane, hydrogen and water vapor inside the space station's atmosphere.

Curator: JSC PAO Web Team | Responsible NASA Official: Amiko Kauderer | Updated: 09/18/2013
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