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    [ISS] Expedition 30 Cosmonauts Conduct Space Walk


    by SpaceVids

    Clad in Russian Orlan spacewalks, cosmonauts Oleg Kononenko and Anton Shkaplerov conducted a 6-hour, 15-minute spacewalk outside the International Space Station on Feb. 16 to move one of two cargo cranes from the Pirs docking compartment to the Poisk module and attach five debris shields to the hull of the Zvezda Service Module. It was the first spacewalk conducted by station residents since August 2011 and the 162nd spacewalk in support of space station assembly and maintenance. It was the third spacewalk in Kononenko's career and the first for Shkaplerov.