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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Cosmonauts Take Hike

MOSCOW () -- Two Russian cosmonauts took a space walk outside their Mir station Friday to set up and test a new crane.


Yury Onufrienko and Yury Usachev left the spacecraft at 4:04 a.m. Moscow time and spent more than 4 1/2 hours outside it, according to mission control spokesman Valery Lyndin.


The cosmonauts removed a folded crane from the station and mounted it on Mir's central module.