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Russian Cosmonauts Returned to the ISS after EVA. / November 16, 2010 /

Russian cosmonauts completed their EVA activities outside the International Space Station.
Fyodor Yurchikhin and Oleg Skripochka returned to the station at 00.23 MSK, Nov. 16, after a 6-hour, 28-minute excursion.
The spacewalk was the fifth for Yurchikhin, and the first for Skripochka.
Cosmonauts successfully completed a set of planned EVA operations, which included installation of multipurpose workstation on the starboard side of the Zvezda service module’s large-diameter section, cleaning and removing a robotics experiment known as Kontur, installing a new materials experiment on a handrail on the Rassvet module, collecting samples from the exterior of Zvezda and Pirs, installation of the soft hand-rail on the Pirs module, installation of the SKK cassette on the Poisk module.

They also removed a television camera from the Rassvet docking compartment.

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