[sarex] Station Crew Wraps Up Successful Spacewalk
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Thu Feb 22 10:32:06 PST 2007
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*Station Crew Wraps Up Successful Spacewalk*
Michael Lopez-Alegria during the spacewalk on Feb. 22, 2007.
Image above: Expedition 14 Commander Michael Lopez-Alegria in front of
the Pirs docking compartment toward the end of the spacewalk on Feb. 22.
Image credit: NASA TV
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International Space Station Flight Engineer Mikhail Tyurin and Commander
Michael Lopez-Alegria completed a 6-hour, 18-minute spacewalk at 11:45
a.m. EST Thursday. During the spacewalk, they retracted a balky antenna
of an unpiloted Progress cargo carrier at the aft port of the Zvezda
Service Module. The antenna did not fully retract before the spacecraft
docked Oct. 26. They also checked navigation systems in preparation for
the summer docking of a European cargo craft known as the Automated
Lopez-Alegria and Tyurin conducted their increment’s fifth spacewalk – a
record for station crews.
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