Crew Checks Spacesuits and Explores New Life Science

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„Astronaut Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency cleaned U.S. spacesuits cooling loops and collected water samples for a periodic maintenance check today. Afterward, he began charging spacewalking gear including helmet lights and tool batteries.

Commander Shane Kimbrough and NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson worked on life support maintenance today. They removed and disassembled valves and ducts to access old carbon dioxide filters that needed replacing inside the Destiny lab module. The duo will be back at work Wednesday installing newer generation filters. (…)“

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