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Spacewalking astronauts tackle urgent station repairs

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP)(STL.News) — Spacewalking astronauts made urgent repairs at the International Space Station on Tuesday, three days after a critical relay box abruptly failed. The 250-mile-high (400-kilometer-high) replacement job fell to commander Peggy Whitson, the world’s most experienced female astronaut. She now ties the record for most spacewalks by an American — 10. … Continue reading Spacewalking astronauts tackle urgent station repairs