Astronauts prepare tool belt for tomorrow’s space walk

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Astronauts Kjell Lindgren and Scott Kelly, both of whom currently inhabit the International Space Station, are preparing for a space walk that will take place tomorrow (Wednesday, Oct. 28). On his Twitter, Lindgren posted a cool timelapse video about preparing the space suit tool belt for the venture. Preparing my space suit tool belt for…

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A flag for Earth

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Astronauts traveling to far distant planets might eventually bear a new symbol on their suits–the flag of Earth. The minimalistic blue flag is intended to represent the entire planet Earth should space travelers set up habitats elsewhere in space. The Earth flag is a concept designed by student Oskar Pernefeldt from the Beckmans College of…

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