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Space shuttle Atlantis STS-132 flight day 9, crews finish robotics work and get off-duty time


Astronauts Piers Sellers and Garrett Reisman operated the station's robotic arm to place the cargo pallet back into the shuttle's payload bay. The move completed all the robotic work to be done for mission STS-132.

The crews of both Atlantis and the space station also answered questions for elementary and middle school students on the ground, which aired live on NASA TV.

Then, the Atlantis and space station crews enjoyed some well deserved off-duty time before their sleep periods began at 4:50 p.m. EDT.

The STS-132 mission crew of Atlantis is comprised of: Commander Ken Ham, Pilot Tony Antonelli, and Mission Specialists Michael Good, Garrett Reisman, Piers Sellers and Steve Bowen.

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