Photograph: Astronaut Foale dons Russian Orlan space suit (left photo) during EVA training at Star City Cosmonaut Training Center prior to his launch. Once in suit (right), he was readied for lowering into water tank. During Mir EVA, suit will utilize both umbilicals and backpack. The Russian Mir team is again scrambling to modify strategy for repair of the space station, following disqualification of the Mir commander from the effort due to a heart rhythm problem and another ...
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