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Photo-iss012e15666
International Space Station Imagery
An old Russian Orlan spacesuit is photographed in the Unity node.
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ISS012-E-15666 (24 Jan. 2006) --- An old Russian Orlan spacesuit is photographed in the Unity node of the International Space Station, which will be released by hand from the space station during a spacewalk Feb. 3, 2006. Outfitted with a special radio transmitter and other gear, the spacesuit comprises a Russian experiment called SuitSat. It will fly free from the station as a satellite in orbit for several weeks of scientific research and radio tracking, including communications by amateur radio operators. Eventually, it will enter the atmosphere and be destroyed.

Curator: JSC PAO Web Team | Responsible NASA Official: Amiko Kauderer | Updated: 10/30/2012
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