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Endeavour mission STS-126 specialists Steve Bowen and Heide Stefanyshyn-Piper will this afternoon venture outside the International Space Station for the first of four planned spacewalks on this shuttle jaunt to the orbiting outpost. Endeavour and resident ISS Expedition 18 crew members yesterday used a robotic arm to attach the …

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Coat

Zero Gravity?

"Looks like a zero-grav version of the Reg Hardware office..."

Perhaps you mean micro-gravity?

Mine's the one with the split hair in the pocket.

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Dead Vulture

Respite at last?

I see you've dropped the "Sandra relieves Gregory" angle. Shame

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Anonymous Coward

Are those guys playing WoW up there?

They definitely need more horsepower if they want to play Crysis, mind you

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Alien

Isn't Leonardo just a temporary cargo crate?

I thought the Leonardo module was just a big cargo crate. It fits in the shuttle, and it can connect to a separate port on the ISS, making cargo transfer easier. Before the shuttle leaves, Leonardo is loaded up with unwanteds and stuffed back in the shuttle cargo bay.

So it's not directly used to support ISS crew expansion, but more indirectly. The additional toilet, galley, sleeping racks, and exercise equipment would have been brought up in Leonardo for transfer to modules that were already up there.

Alien icon cuz you can't really entertain visitors out there with only one toilet, now can you?

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Stop

How inconsiderate

They should only do spacewalks during UK working hours so that I can watch.

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