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Spacewalkers finish solar panel prep for station power boost – Japan Today

Spacewalking astronauts completed the first round of prep work Friday for new solar panels, part of a major power upgrade at the International Space Station. NASA’s…

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Spacewalking astronauts completed the first round of prep work Friday for new solar panels, part of a major power upgrade at the International Space Station.
NASAs Kate Rubins and Japans Soichi Noguchi installed mounting brackets and struts for the improved solar wings due to arrive in June. They also tightened some sticky bolts that hampered Sundays spacewalk and left some duties undone.
Toward the end of the seven-hour spacewalk, Rubins reported a mark on the index finger of her right glove, where…

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