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Spacewalk set to repair cooling system on space station - The Galveston County Daily News: Space

September 26, 2016

Spacewalk set to repair cooling system on space station

Posted: Thursday, December 19, 2013 12:00 am

JOHNSON SPACE CENTER — NASA astronauts will spend Christmas Day conducting one of three spacewalks to fix a cooling pump on the International Space Station.

Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins are expected to take three walks Saturday, Monday and Wednesday to replace a faulty module that caused one of the station’s two cooling pumps to shut down Dec. 11.

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