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NASA emails wrench to space, astronaut prints it out

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Even during an age in which we are flooded with constant waves of new technology, some stories can still make you grin with delight and astonishment. The NASA astronaut who needed a wrench and...

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