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Space station space walk.

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Astronauts Adding New Section to Space Station

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Astronauts Adding New Section to Space Station

Space station space walk.

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Astronaut Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper becomes one of just seven U.S. women to ever take part in a spacewalk. She and spacewalking veteran Joe Tanner are working to install a new addition to the international space station. The two astronauts are part of an 11-day space shuttle Atlantis mission to the the station.