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The First Spacewalk of 2017 is Giving the ISS a Power Upgrade

NASA astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Peggy Whitson began their more than six-hour spacewalk this morning at 7:23 am EST. The veteran pair floated outside to install adapter plates and plug in electrical connections for three new lithium-ion batteries installed on the station’s starboard (right-hand side when facing forward) truss. The…
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