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Space photos of the day: Extravehicular activities

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Astronaut Soichi Noguchi, STS-114 mission specialist representing Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), participates in the mission's first scheduled session of extravehicular activity. Noguchi and crewmate Stephen K. Robinson (out of frame) completed a demonstration of Shuttle thermal protection repair techniques and enhancements to the International Space Station's attitude control system during the successful 6-hour, 50-minute spacewalk.

PHOTO: NASA

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