Spacewalking cosmonauts Fyodor Yurchikhin and Alexander Misurkin assisted with the testing of KURS automated docking system hardware and installed cable clamps outside the Russian segment of the International Space Station on June 24 to prepare the six-person orbital outpost for the anticipated arrival of the Nauka Multipurpose Laboratory Module in late 2013. Scheduled for 6 hr., the excursion lasted 6 hr., 34 min. after beginning at 9:32 a.m. EDT. It marked the third outing so far this ...
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