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Spacewalkers carry out space station power system upgrades

Three days after a Russian spacewalk, Japanese space station commander Akihiko Hoshide and Frenchman Thomas Pesquet floated outside for their own excursion Sunday, building a support fixture for a roll-out solar array blanket that will be attached later.

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Russian cosmonauts conduct spacewalk despite smoke, alarm on space station

The spacewalk began Thursday at 10:51 a.m. ET, with live coverage available on NASA’s TV channel and website, and is expected to last six hours and 30 minutes.

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Russian cosmonauts conduct first of 11 spacewalks for new space station module

Russian cosmonauts Oleg Novitskiy and Pyotr Dubrov conducted a spacewalk Friday to prepare the new Nauka module for operations on the International Space Station.

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Astronaut’s undisclosed minor medical issue delays spacewalk

NASA is delaying a spacewalk at the International Space Station this week because of an undisclosed medical issue involving one of its astronauts.

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Alleged attack on prominent scientists casts shadow on China’s space walk triumph

As China celebrated the success of its first spacewalk outside the new Tiangong space station on Sunday, the country’s main aerospace company was drawing attention online for a very different reason.

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Chinese astronauts carry out country’s first spacewalk outside space station

Chinese astronauts on Sunday successfully carried out the country’s first spacewalk outside their space station — a significant milestone in its rapidly expanding space program.