[sarex] Crew Performs Science Experiments, Station Maintenance
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Tue Jul 3 18:42:43 PDT 2007
SUBMITTED BY ARTHUR N1ORC - AMSAT A/C #31468
*Crew Performs Science Experiments, Station Maintenance*
Image above: Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Maryland, is featured
in this image photographed by an Expedition 15 crew member on the
International Space Station. Image credit: NASA
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The Expedition 15 crew members are continuing their work with science
experiments and station maintenance aboard the International Space Station.
Flight Engineer Clay Anderson rearranged and consolidated frozen
biological samples in the Minus Eighty Degree Laboratory Freezer for ISS
to conserve space and make room for future samples. He also spent some
time gathering hardware and prepacking items for return on space shuttle
Endeavour in August.
Meanwhile cosmonaut Oleg Kotov, flight engineer, continued to perform
extensive troubleshooting of computers in the Russian segment of the
The crew also conducted preparations for the next spacewalk. Anderson
recharged the first set of spacesuit batteries, and then he and
Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin reconfigured their spacesuits.
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