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NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonauts Alexander Kaleri and Oleg Skripochka launched to the International Space Station aboard their Soyuz TMA-01M spacecraft at 6:10 pm CDT, Thursday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
After completing several days of analysis and refining procedures, International Space Station managers and mission operations personnel met Sunday and gave final approval for a third spacewalk Monday.
Astronauts completed a successful spacewalk on Wednesday to remove a broken coolant pump on the International Space Station (ISS).
A second spacewalk to help repair a failed ammonia coolant Pump Module onboard the International Space Station (ISS) will take place on Wednesday morning.
The longest expedition crew spacewalk in NASA history still wasn't enough to complete repairs on a damaged cooling system at the International Space Station (ISS), and an additional extra vehicular activity (EVA) will be needed to finish the job, the space agency reported over the weekend.
Expedition 24 Flight Engineers Doug Wheelock, Shannon Walker and Fyodor Yurchikhin docked with the International Space Station at 6:21 pm EDT Thursday.
The Russian Soyuz TMA-19 spacecraft lifted off without incident at 5:35 pm EDT Tuesday, carrying three new Expedition 24 flight engineers bound for the International Space Station.
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