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The astronauts of Discovery completed all the work for the ISS.. / April 14, 2010 /

Astronauts of Space Shuttle «Discovery» Rick Mastracchio (Rick Mastracchio) and Clayton Anderson (Clayton Anderson) completed the third EVA, RIA Novosti reported. While working in the open space they replaced the tank with ammonia, a part of the cooling system of the station.

How long the astronauts conducted behind the station, not reported, but the space walk began at 09:14 Moscow time. Astronauts installed the old tank with ammonia, used for almost eight years in the shuttle cargo bay.

The previous spacewalk lasted 7.5 hours — an hour longer than originally planned. Mastracchio and Anderson were delayed because of tight bolt, which had to be screwed. Portal reports that during this spacewalk astronauts also did not immediately have been able to cope.

Shuttle «Discovery» went into orbit on April 5. It was assumed that his mission was limited to 13 days, but because of the broken antenna centimeter mission extended by one day. Under the new schedule, «Discovery» undock from the ISS on April 17 and will return to Earth 19 numbers.

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