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American, Russian set for Mir spacewalk

...spacewalk is extremely important and puts a lot of responsibility on the crew," Yuri Glazkov, deputy chief of the cosmonauts training center, said Friday. "We wish them courage and composure." The scheduled six-hour walk was to be the first chance...

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American, Russian fine-tune Mir spacewalk preparations

...cosmonauts Vasily Tsibliyev and Alexander Lazutkin, for the June 25 crash. Andrei Maiboroda, chief of the Cosmonauts Training Center, told the Interfax news agency the investigation is still underway. The conflicting accounts apparently are...

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Mir repairs delayed a week to allow for practice

...venture extremely difficult. "Such work never has been done before," said Viktor Ren, an official with the Cosmonauts Training Center at Star City, just north of Moscow. Ren organized Friday's practice on a life-size mock-up of the Spektr...

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Cargo ship lifts off with repair supplies for damaged Mir

...real tough," noted Viktor Ren, an official who headed a practice run on Friday. It was organized at the Cosmonauts Training Center outside Moscow with a life-size model of Spektr submerged in a 40-foot tank of water.

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Mir's next commander prepares to be its last

...for 13 years. "We hope that we will have a replacement," he said at a news conference at Star City, the cosmonauts' training center north of Moscow. Afsanayev's crew ends its mission on Mir on Aug. 23. After they leave, if no money is...

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