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International Space Station Cosmonauts Complete Record Spacewalk
2013-08-17 07:59:30

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Two Expedition 36 cosmonauts successfully completed the first of two planned spacewalks to prepare the International Space Station (ISS) for the future arrival of a Russian laboratory module. During Friday’s spacewalk, Russian cosmonauts Flight Engineer Fyodor Yurchikhin and Flight Engineer Alexander Misurkin spent nearly the entire EVA (extra-vehicular activity) mission routing 120 feet of cable between two nodes. The...


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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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