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Space DIY on Moon landing anniversary

Astronauts on board the space shuttle Endeavour marked the 40th anniversary of the moon landing by performing some DIY.

In the second outing of their mission, David Wolf and Thomas Marshburn emerged from the International Space Station 220 miles above the Earth. They went outside to add some spare parts. Inside the station, astronauts worked to fix a broken toilet. The repairs were successful.

The commode, one of three on the linked station and shuttle Endeavour - stopped working on Sunday after a pump separator flooded. It was out of action for about 24 hours.


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