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This article was published on October 28, 2015

    LIVE: Watch a space walk outside the International Space Station

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    Two NASA astronauts, Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren have left the safety of their home in the International Space Station to service its laboratory today.

    Kelly, the spacecraft’s commander, and Lindgren, a flight engineer, are installing a new thermal cover to the station’s Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer and giving its Canadarm2 robotic arm a service.

    November 2 will mark fifteen years of humans living continuously on the International Space Station.