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Spacewalk: ISS astronauts' DIY

Crew members of the space shuttle Discovery ventured out on the first of three spacewalks to help install the last set of solar wings at the International Space Station.

Astronauts inside moved the $300 million framework containing the folded-up wings into position, using the space station's robotic arm.

The two astronauts, Steve Swanson and Richard Arnold were there to help guide the structure into place.


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