Science and Exploration

Empty Spacesuits Await The Next EVA

By Keith Cowing
August 25, 2014
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Empty Spacesuits Await The Next EVA
Unoccupied Russian Orlan spacesuits

Unoccupied Russian Orlan spacesuits for Russian cosmonauts.
The suits used by Oleg Artemyev (blue stripes) and Alexander Skvortsov (red stripes), both Expedition 40 flight engineers, are pictured in the Pirs Docking Compartment of the International Space Station on the eve of the spacewalk scheduled for Aug. 18, 2014.

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