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Fraser
2012-Aug-21, 07:20 PM
International Space Station Commander Gennady Padalka and Flight Engineer Yuri Malenchenko completed the first spacewalk of the Expedition 32 mission on Monday, Aug. 20, and successfully completed several tasks, including the installation of micrometeoroid debris shields on the exterior of the Zvezda service module and the deployment of a small science satellite. (...)Read the rest [...]

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Swift
2012-Aug-21, 09:21 PM
Can't they just polarize the hull plating? :think:

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KaiYeves
2012-Aug-21, 10:01 PM
Can't they just polarize the hull plating? :think:

:whistle:

That comment reminds me of the sentiment in this video (http://vimeo.com/2114892), although it deals with another "Star" franchise.