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2007-02-22 08:45:00

A U.S. astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut folded up a jutting antenna on a cargo ship docked to the international space station Thursday during an arduous spacewalk made tougher by a malfunction that raised the temperature in the Russian's suit.

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2007-02-08 14:50:00

Astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria broke the U.S. record of most time walking in space Thursday as he and another astronaut did maintenance work outside the international space station during their third spacewalk in nine days.

2007-02-08 09:40:00

Two U.S. astronauts stepped outside the international space station to carry out a series of maintenance tasks at the orbiting outpost, their third venture out in nine days.

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2007-01-31 16:30:00

Careful to avoid toxic fluid leaks, two U.S. astronauts Wednesday successfully hooked up coolant lines at the international space station during the first of three spacewalks over the next nine days.

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2007-01-30 10:55:20

The first of three spacewalks in nine days by International Space Station Commander Michael Lopez-Alegria and Flight Engineer Sunita Williams is scheduled to begin Wednesday at 10 a.m. EST.

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2006-12-22 17:35:00

Discovery landed safely at 5:32 p.m. EST on Dec. 22 at Kennedy Space Center, bringing STS-116’s successful mission to the International Space Station to an end. The astronauts continued the on-orbit construction of the station and delivered a new Expedition 14 crew member.

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2006-12-14 15:10:00

Two astronauts stepped outside to begin rewiring the international space station Thursday after NASA powered down large sections of the orbiting lab for their own safety.

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2006-12-02 13:25:00

Several days after space shuttle Discovery arrives at the international space station, some of the lights will go out. Some communications with Mission Control will stop. Backup power will be lost.

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2006-12-02 13:20:00

Discovery's seven astronauts are among the most culturally diverse of any space shuttle crew. There are two African-Americans, an astronaut of Indian descent, the soon-to-be first Swede in space, a British-born mission specialist, an Alaskan and a Jersey Boy.

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2006-09-14 16:10:00

It's a junkyard out there in space and sometimes astronauts accidentally contribute to the litter.


Latest Extra-vehicular activity Reference Libraries

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2012-03-24 10:11:14

This was the first flight of Endeavour. Endeavour launched on May 7, 1992 at 7:40 PM EDT and Landed at Edwards AFB on May 16 at 1:57 PM PDT. The shuttle orbited 141 times at an inclination of 28.35 degrees at an altitude of 195 nautical miles. The mission lasted 8 days, 21 hours, 17 minutes, and 38 seconds. A satellite was moved to a corrected orbit using three spacewalks. A fourth spacewalk was conducted as practice for assembling Space Station Freedom. The INTELSAT VI (F-3) satellite,...

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2011-04-11 13:06:23

Chris Cassidy Chris Cassidy is a NASA astronaut and a Navy SEAL. He was born Christopher John Cassidy on January 4, 1970 in Salem, Massachusetts. He graduated from York High School, in York, Maine, and then subsequently also graduated from the Naval Academy Prep School in Newport, Rhode Island, in 1989. He received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1993 and a Master's degree in Ocean engineering from MIT in 2000. Cassidy graduated from BUD/S Class 192,...

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2010-11-17 14:09:40

Aleksandr Kaleri is a Russian cosmonaut and veteran of extended stays on the Mir Space Station and the International Space Station. He was born Aleksandr Yuriyevich Kaleri on May 13, 1956 in Russia. In 1979, Kaleri graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology as a specialist in Aircraft Flight Dynamics and Control. After his graduation, he was hired by the Energia Corporation and began his work on the Mir space station, helping with the development of design and engineering...

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