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Crew Prepares for Second Spacewalk, Shuttle Visit



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Crew Prepares for Second Spacewalk, Shuttle Visit

Expedition 15 spacewalk Image above: Flight Engineer Oleg Kotov (left) 
rides on the Strela crane with a bundle of debris panels as Commander 
Fyodor Yurchikhin operates the controls. Image credit: NASA TV

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SUBMITTED BY ARTHUR N1ORC - AMSAT A/C #31468



Crew Prepares for Second Spacewalk, Shuttle Visit

Expedition 15 spacewalk Image above: Flight Engineer Oleg Kotov (left) 
rides on the Strela crane with a bundle of debris panels as Commander 
Fyodor Yurchikhin operates the controls. Image credit: NASA TV

International Space Station cosmonauts Fyodor Yurchikhin and Oleg Kotov 
spent much of Monday preparing for their second spacewalk in eight days.

On Wednesday, Commander Yurchikhin and Flight Engineer Kotov are 
scheduled to begin their missionís second spacewalk. They will install 
cable, install additional debris panels and deploy a scientific 
experiment. Yurchikhin and Kotov completed their first spacewalk on May 30.

+ Read more about the June 6 spacewalk

Space Shuttle Atlantis and the STS-117 crew will visit the International 
Space Station on June 10 after launching June 8. Atlantis is delivering 
the S3/S4 truss segment, a new set of starboard solar arrays and 
batteries. Shuttle crew member Clayton Anderson will replace Expedition 
15 Flight Engineer Suni Williams. Williams will return home aboard Atlantis.

+ Expedition 15 Spacewalk Briefing Materials, May 23, 2007
+ Read more about Expedition 15
+ View crew daily timelines


International Space Station cosmonauts Fyodor Yurchikhin and Oleg Kotov 
spent much of Monday preparing for their second spacewalk in eight days.

On Wednesday, Commander Yurchikhin and Flight Engineer Kotov are 
scheduled to begin their missionís second spacewalk. They will install 
cable, install additional debris panels and deploy a scientific 
experiment. Yurchikhin and Kotov completed their first spacewalk on May 30.

+ Read more about the June 6 spacewalk

Space Shuttle Atlantis and the STS-117 crew will visit the International 
Space Station on June 10 after launching June 8. Atlantis is delivering 
the S3/S4 truss segment, a new set of starboard solar arrays and 
batteries. Shuttle crew member Clayton Anderson will replace Expedition 
15 Flight Engineer Suni Williams. Williams will return home aboard Atlantis.

+ Expedition 15 Spacewalk Briefing Materials, May 23, 2007
+ Read more about Expedition 15
+ View crew daily timelines

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