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NASA Spotlights International Space Station Spacewalk

By | May 30, 2006

      Crew from the International Space Station will execute a spacewalk Thursday, NASA announced.

      The space agency will preview the spacewalk later today.

      The five-and-a-half hour spacewalk begins at 6:40 p.m. ET Thursday, with live coverage starting at 5:30 p.m. ET on NASA TV. It’s the first of two spacewalks for Expedition 13 Commander Pavel Vinogradov and Flight Engineer Jeff Williams during their six-month mission.

      Clad in Russian Orlan space suits, Vinogradov and Williams will exit the station from the Pirs airlock.

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