Spacewalkers To Prepare Station For Future Russian Lab

HOUSTON — Cosmonauts Sergei Volkov and Alexander Samokutyaev will team outside the Russian segment of the International Space Station (ISS) on Aug. 3 for a scheduled 6-hr. spacewalk that will prepare the 10-year-old Pirs docking compartment for a future departure to free docking space for a new...

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