Marsha Ivins: Building the International Space Station

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Marsha Ivins: Building the International Space Station


  Last updated February 6, 2018 at 11:44 am


Marsha Ivins talks us through her favourite photograph spotted at the Space exhibition at the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Sydney. It was a photo of the installation of the incredibly important US$1.4 billion laboratory module onto the International Space Station, in which Marsha was the robot arm operator!

STS-98 was a 2001 Space Shuttle mission to the International Space Station (ISS) flown by Space Shuttle Atlantis.

It was the hardest thing she had to do in her life and an incredibly valuable addition to the ISS.

Thanks to IMAX Sydney and IMAX Melbourne for allowing us the opportunity to film Marsha Ivins.

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