[sarex] TAKING OUT THE TRASH
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Tue Sep 11 14:48:17 PDT 2007
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*Taking Out the Trash*
ISS015-E-23899 : Cosmonaut Oleg V. KotovImage above: Flight Engineer
Oleg Kotov works in the Zvezda Service Module of the International Space
Station. Credit: NASA
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The Expedition 15 crew members aboard the International Space Station
worked Tuesday on station maintenance and gathering items for disposal
on a Progress cargo craft.
Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin and Flight Engineer Oleg Kotov stowed some
unneeded hardware in the docked ISS Progress 25 cargo craft. Flight
Engineer Clay Anderson gathered trash for disposal in the Progress as
well. The Progress will undock from the station Sept. 18 and burn up in
the Earth's atmosphere.
Anderson also serviced a European Space Agency plant growth experiment
in the European Modular Cultivation System. The experiment will grow
Arabidopsis thaliana, a small flowering plant related to cabbage and
mustard, in orbit for three generations.
Anderson took a break from his work Tuesday to conduct a ham radio
session with students at the King Academy in Mount Clemens, Mich.
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