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NASA Astronauts To Open New Space Station Windows

February 17th, 2010 02:54 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

coondoggie writes “After some fancy robotic crane work over the past couple days, NASA Endeavour astronauts are preparing for tonight’s final spacewalk where they will open the windows on the space station’s sweet new dome-shaped observatory. The cupola observatory module is considered the ultimate observation deck. It is attached to an Earth-facing side of the International Space Station and has seven windows — six around the sides and one on top — that can be shuttered when not in use to protect them from micrometeoroids and the harsh space environment.”

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