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Mission specialists Clayton Anderson and Rick Mastracchio have completed the installation of a new Ammonia Tank Assembly (ATA) on the International Space Station with a six-hour, 24-minute spacewalk - their third and final STS-131 mission EVA. Rick Mastracchio seen in the Quest airlock. Pic: NASA The pair ventured outside the …

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Glad I'm not paying towards this. What a waste of money!

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Advice to astronauts

Cut your hair before launch. No-one looks good with a zero-g perm.

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"we are all geting along fine"

Sounds like a prelude to the Prime Directive.

(El Reg, we need a "Future SciFi comes true" icon).

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Space hair!

I love Tracy Caldwell Dyson's barnet. That's just so cool!

On that subject though, the narrative "fix" for why everyone's hair and clothes stayed straight on "Defying Gravity" was pretty neat - magnetic base-plate on the ship, with metal threads in the clothes, metal plates on the shoes, and best of all, iron-filing hairspray. Nifty.

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