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Astronaut Bruce McCandless II, 41-B mission specialist, tests a mobile foot restraint (MFR) attached to the remote manipulator system (RMS). The aft portion of the Challenger, to which the RMS is connected, is seen in the lower left corner. The protective cradle that the WESTAR VI satellite used in the left corner of the frame. Below McCandless can be seen the cloudy surface of the earth. McCandless "rides" the RMS arm during a lengthy EVA. The 41-B mission specialist has his eyes on the shuttle pallet satellite (SPAS-01A) in the middle of the Challenger's cargo bay.
Date Taken: February 12, 1984
Credits: JSC NASA