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Astronauts on the International Space Station are preparing for the spacewalk.. / January 13, 2011 /

Astronauts on the International Space Station continue to prepare for spacewalk, scheduled for January 21, 2011. About this in his blog on the site Roskosmos said Dmitry Kondratyev, who along with Oleg Skripochka to work on the outer surface of the ISS Russian segment about 6 hours.

"The yield will be executed in the interests of Russian Federal Space Agency. During the exit we have to do: install electronic information transmission system (RSPI) experiment «pressure» from outside the working compartment of large-diameter Russian module CM, photography, installation of a protective case, disabling and dismantling monoblocks scientific instruments IPI-SM «and» Expose-R with generic workplace delivered (URM-D) for II planes (left) RO DB CM; installation and connection of a TV camera Mini Research Module (MIM-1) from the passive docking assembly MRM1 "- wrote a Russian cosmonaut.

He added that the work also includes the laying of power cables, Command and Telemetry outside the station.
Dmitry said that the astronauts on the station carefully preparing to work in open space.

"EVA requires special training. Errors astronaut during the exit can be very expensive and literally and figuratively. This is another activity that can be characterized as «No room for error», — said Russian cosmonaut.

According to him, the crew itself is ready tools, equipment and equipment for the exit.

"In the time-everyone knows their tasks, how they perform and the tool by which they must implement. All you need is going to so-called «stacking.» Laying may consist of individual pieces of equipment, tools and equipment linked together for ease of transport in the area of operations ", — Dmitry wrote.

In the photos posted in the blog, we see two styling that astronauts have already prepared for the upcoming release.

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