Repairing Mir

— NPR's Joe Palca reports that the Mir cosmonauts conduct what is known as an E-V-A...an extra-vehicular activity...today, entering the airless Spektr module and reconnecting cables. The station will then have access to power from the module's solar panels. While the Russian crew members work on Spektr, American Michael Foale will be sealed into the Soyuz escape capsule in case of an emergency.

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