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Astronauts Gear Up for Second Spacewalk



SUBMITTED BY ARTHUR N1ORC - AMSAT A/C #31468

*Astronauts Gear Up for Second Spacewalk*

ISS014E13070 : Sunita Williams conducts spacewalk Image above: Astronaut 
Sunita L. Williams, Expedition 14 flight engineer, uses a pistol grip 
tool as she participates in the first of three spacewalks in nine days 
on the International Space Station. Image credit: NASA

TO VIEW PICTURE GO 
TO:http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/main/index.html
Commander Michael Lopez-Alegria and Flight Engineer Suni Williams are 
preparing for the second of an unprecedented series of spacewalks Sunday 
at 9 a.m. EST. Some of the tasks planned for this excursion are similar 
to those of the first spacewalk on Wednesday: reconfiguring the second 
of two cooling loops for the Destiny module, securing the aft radiator 
of the P6 truss after retraction and preparing the obsolete Early 
Ammonia Servicer for removal this summer.

Live NASA TV coverage of Sunday's spacewalk begins at 8 a.m.

At the conclusion of the third spacewalk from the Quest airlock on Feb. 
8 and a Russian spacewalk planned for Feb. 22, Lopez-Alegria will have 
completed his 10th spacewalk, an astronaut record. Williams will have a 
total of four, the most ever by a woman.

+ Read more about the spacewalks 
<http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/expeditions/expedition14/exp14_evas.html>
+ Watch NASA TV <http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html>
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