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Spacewalkers Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev exited the Pirs docking compartment at 10:10 a.m. EDT for about 6.5 hours of spacewalking tasks outside the Russian segment of the International Space Station.
A German will become the first European Space Agency astronaut to spend a full six-month stint on the international space station, the Russian Space Agency said Wednesday.
After traveling more than 78 million miles aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 10 Commander and NASA ISS Science Officer Leroy Chiao and Flight Engineer Salizhan Sharipov returned to Earth today.
Cosmonauts and astronauts exchanged joyful embraces Sunday and began loading the international space station with scientific equipment and fresh vegetables after their successful docking of the Soyuz cargo ship.
International Space Station crewmembers will finish setting out a welcome mat for the Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) during their missionâ€™s second and final planned spacewalk early March 28. Commander Leroy Chiao and Flight Engineer Salizhan Sharipov will install on the Zvezda Service Module.
A Russian cargo ship blasted off Monday for the international space station, carrying food, equipment and other supplies, Mission Control said.
The Expedition 10 crew is getting set to venture outside the International Space Station for the first of the mission's two spacewalks.
Russian space authorities are making contingency plans for an emergency evacuation of the crew aboard the International Space Station should a mission to resupply their dwindling food stocks fail to proceed on schedule later this month, news agencies said.
Russia's Federal Space Agency and NASA have approved the crew of the next mission to the international space station, a Russian agency spokesman said Tuesday.