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Astronauts nail first station assembly job

Oct. 10, 2002 at 7:01 PM

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Shuttle Atlantis and International Space Station crews wrapped up a tense and long work day in space Thursday, attaching a new 45-foot long solar array truss to the station and hooking up electrical and coolant lines to bring the new segment to life. Spacewalkers David Wolf and Piers Sellers spent seven hours working on the truss and installing a video system.

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