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Photo-iss028e019437
International Space Station Imagery
Alexander Samokutyaev works with Russian Orlan-MK
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ISS028-E-019437 (29 July 2011) --- Russian cosmonaut Alexander Samokutyaev, Expedition 28 flight engineer, works with Russian Orlan-MK spacesuits in the Pirs Docking Compartment of the International Space Station in preparation for a spacewalk scheduled for Aug. 3, 2011. During the six-hour excursion Samokutyaev and Russian cosmonaut Sergei Volkov (out of frame), flight engineer, will move a cargo boom from one airlock to another, install a prototype laser communications system and deploy an amateur radio micro-satellite.

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