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The international space station is seen here in the cargo bay of the space shuttle Discovery prior to the two crafts undocking. (NASA TV via AP)
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Crew Completes Spacewalk
Astronauts installed antennas and released a baby Sputnik during a spacewalk Monday, completing the work just before the station rolled slightly, as expected, because its gyroscopes were overloaded.

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