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Space shuttle Discovery is preparing to undock later today from the International Space Station following the successful completion of mission STS-128. The decoupling is due to take place at 19:26 GMT. Discovery will return to Earth on Thursday carrying the Leonardo Multi-purpose Logistics Module and departing Expedition 20 …

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ISS inhabitants doomed

""The dream of being able to go out and just have an unencumbered view of space - we'll have it. You can open up all the windows and look around and really feel like you're out there"

I'll be honest, I think opening the windows up there is probably that last thing you'd want to do. Indeed it's probably the last thing you'd ever do. Apart from explosively decompressing.

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Open the windows? Actually, I think they meant 'open the net curtains a bit'. "Coo, look at what them there aliens over the road are up to at this time of night".

Mrs. Bucket would be proud!

Seriously, God Speed their safe return.

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Cupola

Sounds like a handy space for Dark Star type goings on....

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cupola = conservatory

>expanded living space and a "six-windowed cupola"

So they can't sell in this market they are sticking a conservatory on.

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