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NASA begins its ISS repairs, the first 6.5-hour spacewalk has begun

NASA begins its first ISS repairs, with a 6.5-hour spacewalk.

@anthony256
Published Sun, Dec 22 2013 12:39 AM CST   |   Updated Mon, Oct 19 2020 8:15 PM CDT

Four days ago we reported that NASA had ordered urgent repairs to the International Space Station (ISS), with these repairs now beginning with a 6.5-hour spacewalk.

NASA begins its ISS repairs, the first 6.5-hour spacewalk has begun | TweakTown.com

Astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins will begin the repairs, where they will hopefully replace a faulty piece of cooling equipment. This is the first of three spacewalks the astronauts will do, with the last one happening on Christmas Day, just a dew days from now.

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