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In this image take from NASA video, astronauts Jessica Meir, right, and Christina Koch install batteries for the International Space Station's solar power grid during a space walk.

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A Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket on a resupply mission to the International Space Station lifts off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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A Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket on a resupply mission to the International Space Station lifts off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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A Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket on a resupply mission to the International Space Station stands ready for launch at Space Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Staton in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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US President Donald Trump arrives to speak to NASA astronauts carrying out the first ever all-female spacewalk, during a call from the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. With the president are Vice President Mike Pence and White House Senior Advisor Ivanka Trump.

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In this photo provided by NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir exits the International Space Station. This is the first time in a half-century of spacewalking that a woman floated out without a male crewmate.

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In this image taken from video provided by NASA, astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir, top right, exit the International Space Station. The world’s first female spacewalking team is making history high above Earth. This is the first time in a half-century of spacewalking that a woman floated out without a male crewmate. Their job is to fix a broken part of the station’s solar power network.

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Russian space agency rescue team members and United Arab Emirates specialists carry United Arab Emirates astronaut Hazzaa Ali Almansoori shortly after the landing of the Russian Soyuz MS-12 space capsule about 150 km (80 miles) south-east of the Kazakh town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan. A Soyuz space capsule with U.S. astronaut Nick Hague, Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and United Arab Emirates astronaut Hazzaa Ali Almansoori, returning from a mission to the International Space Station landed safely on the steppes of Kazakhstan.

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This photo provided by NASA astronaut Christina Koch shows the launch of a Russian Soyuz rocket, as seen from the International Space Station.

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The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-15 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The Russian rocket carries U.S. astronaut Jessica Meir, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka, and United Arab Emirates astronaut Hazza Almansoori.

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United Arab Emirates astronaut Hazza Al Mansouri, a member of the main crew to the International Space Station (ISS), boards the Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft for the launch at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

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Japanese H-2B rocket carrying the Kounotori 8 unmanned cargo vessel lifts off from Tanegashima Space Center in Minami Tanega, southern Japan. The Japanese supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station, two weeks after a launch pad fire halted the first countdown.

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This photo provided by NASA shows the eye of Hurricane Dorian shown from the International Space Station.

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A Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket vents on pad 40 moments before the launch was scrubbed because of weather at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The launch, rescheduled for Thursday, will be on a resupply mission to the International Space Station.

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The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-13 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The Russian rocket U.S. astronaut Andrew Morgan, Russian cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov and Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano.

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The International Space Station (ISS) moves along its orbit above at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan with a statue of Soviet Union founder Vladimir Lenin in the foreground. Circular star tracks around the Polar Star and tracks of the ISS is the result of the camera multiple exposure with a total duration of two hours. The new Soyuz mission to the International Space Station (ISS) is scheduled on Saturday, July 20 with U.S. astronaut Andrew Morgan, Russian cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov and Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano.

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The Antares rocket lifts off from the NASA Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia. The rocket has cargo for the International Space Station.

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In this photo made available by NASA, Flight Engineer Anne McClain looks at a laptop computer screen inside the U.S. Destiny laboratory module of the International Space Station. McClain was supposed to participate in a spacewalk Friday, March 29, 2019 with newly arrived Christina Koch. But McClain pulled herself from the lineup because there's not enough time to get two mediums suits ready. Koch will go out with a male crewmate.

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In this photo taken with long time exposure the Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-12 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

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The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-12 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The Russian rocket carries U.S. astronauts Christina Hammock Koch, Nick Hague, and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin.

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The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon capsule launch from NASA pad 39A as seen in a time exposure from Viera, Forida with a lone, untrimmed palm tree in the foreground.

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In this photo provided by NASA, the SpaceX Crew Dragon is pictured about 20 meters (66 feet) away from the International Space Station's Harmony module. SpaceX's new crew capsule arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday, acing its second milestone in just over a day.

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Search and rescue team approaches the Russian Soyuz capsule carrying Russian cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev, NASA's Serena Aunon-Chancellor and German astronaut Alexander Gerst shortly after landing in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, formerly known as Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan.

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Search and rescue team approach the Russian Soyuz capsule carrying Russian cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev, NASA's Serena Aunon-Chancellor and German astronaut Alexander Gerst shortly after landing in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, formerly known as Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan. Three astronauts have returned to Earth after more than six months aboard the International Space Station.

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Ground personnel help International Space Station (ISS) crew member cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev, of Russia, to get out of capsule after landing in a remote area outside the town of Zhezkazgan, formerly known as Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan. Three astronauts have returned to Earth after more than six months aboard the International Space Station.

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In this image from video made available by NASA, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko performs a spacewalk outside the International Space Station. Kononenko and Sergei Prokopyev are inspecting a section where a mysterious leak appeared on Aug. 30.

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In this photo taken with long time exposure the Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-11 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

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The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-11 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

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The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-11 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The Russian rocket carries U.S. astronaut Anne McClain, Russian cosmonaut –ûleg Kononenko‚Äé and CSA astronaut David Saint Jacques.

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Service towers lift towards Russia's Soyuz-FG booster rocket with the Soyuz MS-10 space ship that will carry a new crew to the International Space Station (ISS) at the launch pad at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

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U.S. astronaut Richard Arnold, left, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev, center, and U.S. astronaut Andrew Feustel sit shortly after the landing of the Russian Soyuz MS-08 space capsule about 150 km (80 miles) south-east of the Kazakh town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan.

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A Russian Soyuz MS-08 space capsule lands about 150 km (80 miles) south-east of the Kazakh town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan. A Russian space capsule with three men onboard has safely landed in a barren steppe in Kazakhstan after a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station.

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An H-2B rocket carrying the Kounotori 7 cargo spacecraft lifts off from Tanegashima Space Center in the southwestern Japan prefecture of Kagoshima. The unmanned Japanese space capsule is heading to the International Space Station with 5,500 kilograms (12,000 pounds) of cargo including food, experiments and new batteries.

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In this video grab provided by Roscosmos Space Agency Press Service, Sergei Prokopyev, a Russian cosmonaut on the International Space Station, speaks in a video message from the orbiting outpost released by the Russian space agency Roscosmos. Prokopyev explained how the crew last week located and sealed a tiny hole that created a slight loss of pressure.

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In this photo released by NASA, the Russian Soyuz MS-09 crew craft, left, and the Northrop Grumman (formerly Orbital ATK) Cygnus space freighter are attached to the International Space Station. NASA and Russian space officials stressed that the six astronauts are in no danger after a small air leak developed in one, at left, of the two Soyuz capsules docked at the space station. Russian officials say the leak was detected Wednesday night and may be the result of a micrometeorite impact. Both the crew and ground controllers are working hard to isolate the leak.

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This image provided by NASA shows Hurricane Lane as seen from the International Space Station. The National Weather Service says the hurricane will still pack a wallop for Hawaii on Thursday before gradually slowing over the next two days.

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In this image made from video provided by NASA, cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev flings a Sirius nano-satellite into orbit from the International Space Station.

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The International Space Station, center, passes in front of the Moon in its Earth orbit as photographed from Salgotarjan, Hungary.

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The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-09 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The Russian rocket carries U.S. astronaut Serena Aunon-Chancellor, Russian cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev, and German astronaut Alexander Gerst.

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Russian space agency rescue team help Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov U.S. out from the capsule shortly after the landing of the Russian Soyuz MS-07 space capsule about 150 km (80 miles) south-east of the Kazakh town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan.

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A Russian Soyuz MS-07 space capsule lands about 150 km (80 miles) south-east of the Kazakh town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan. A Soyuz space capsule with Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov, U.S. astronaut Scott Tingle and Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai, returning from a mission to the International Space Station landed safely on the steppes of Kazakhstan.

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In this photo provided by NASA, the Orbital ATK Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, is seen on launch Pad-0A, at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va. Orbital ATK's eighth contracted cargo resupply mission with NASA to the International Space Station will deliver approximately 7,400 pounds of science and research, crew supplies and vehicle hardware to the orbital laboratory and its crew.

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In this image from video made available by NASA, astronaut Joe Acaba performs a spacewalk outside the International Space Station. The 250-mile-high complex is currently home to three Americans, two Russians and one Italian.

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Journalist takes photos of the Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-06 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasting off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. A Soyuz space capsule with two Americans and a Russian aboard has blasted off for the International Space Station from Russia's manned launch facility in Kazakhstan.

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Russian cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin, center, U.S. astronauts Joseph Acaba, left, and Mark Vande Hei, members of the main crew to the International Space Station (ISS), pose during a news conference in Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The new Soyuz mission to the International Space Station (ISS) is scheduled on Wednesday, Sept. 13, local time.

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Russia's Soyuz-FG booster rocket with the Soyuz MS-06 space ship that will carry new crew to the International Space Station (ISS) being raised at the launch pad at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

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Russia's Soyuz-FG booster rocket with the Soyuz MS-06 space ship that will carry new crew to the International Space Station (ISS) is transported from its hangar to the launch pad at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The new Soyuz mission to the International Space Station (ISS) is scheduled on Wednesday, Sept. 13, local time, carrying Russian cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin, U.S. astronauts Joseph Acaba and Mark Vande Hei.

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The gantry arms of the Soyuz rocket are seen closing in this long exposure photograph at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. Expedition 53 flight engineer Mark Vande Hei of NASA, Soyuz Commander Alexander Misurkin of Roscosmos, and flight engineer Joe Acaba of NASA will launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan the morning of September 13 (Kazakh time.) All three will spend approximately five and a half months onboard the International Space Station.

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U.S. astronaut Peggy Annette Whitson smiles after landing in a remote area outside the town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan.

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Search and rescue team works on the site of landing of Russian Soyuz MS-04 space capsule in a remote area outside the town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan. The Soyuz capsule carrying Astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer of NASA and Fyodor Yurchikhin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos safely returned to Earth in the Kazakh steppe.

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The Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft lands with Expedition 52 Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin of Roscosmos and Flight Engineers Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer of NASA near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan. Astronaut Whitson returned to Earth, wrapping up a record-breaking flight that catapulted her to first place for U.S. space endurance.

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The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-05 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The Russian rocket carries U.S. astronaut Randy Bresnik, Russian cosmonaut Sergey Ryazanskiy and Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli.

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U.S. astronaut Randy Bresnik, right, Russian cosmonaut Sergey Ryazanskiy, centre, Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli, members of the main crew of the expedition to the International Space Station (ISS), walk prior the launch of Soyuz MS-05 space ship at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

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Russia's Soyuz-FG booster rocket with the Soyuz MS-05 space ship that will carry new crew to the International Space Station (ISS) is fixed vertical at the launch pad at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The new Soyuz mission to the International Space Station (ISS) is scheduled on Friday, July 28.

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A Russian Soyuz capsule carrying two astronauts after a half-year aboard the International Space Station is silhouetted against the sun as it descends beneath a parachute before landing in a remote area outside the town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan. The capsule with the International Space Station (ISS) crew of Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky and French astronaut Thomas Pesquet, landed on the steppes of Kazakhstan.

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In this NASA provided frame from video, NASA astronaut Jack Fischer works to install antennas at the International Space Station while astronaut Peggy Whitson, not pictured, works on repairs.

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In this image made from video provided by NASA, astronaut Jack Fischer works outside the International Space Station. Fischer and Peggy Whitson, not pictured, performed the station's 200th spacewalk.

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A Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket carrying a classified satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office lifts off from pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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President Donald Trump, accompanied by his daughter Ivanka Trump, talks via video conference with International Space Station Commander Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer on the Space Station, from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-04 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

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The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The Russian rocket carries U.S. astronaut Jack Fischer and Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin.

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A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket that will carry supplies to the International Space Station lifts off from complex 41 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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Service towers lift towards Russia's Soyuz-FG booster rocket with the Soyuz MS-04 space ship that will carry new crew to the International Space Station (ISS) at the launch pad at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

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Russia's Soyuz-FG booster rocket with the Soyuz MS-04 space ship that will carry new crew to the International Space Station (ISS) is transported from its hangar to the launch pad at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The new Soyuz mission to the ISS is scheduled for Thursday, April 20 local time, carrying U.S. astronaut Jack Fischer and Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin.

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U.S. NASA astronaut Robert Shane Kimbrough, left, Russian cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhykov, center, and Andrei Borisenko attend a news conference at the airport in Karaganda, Kazakhstan. The Russian-US crew touched down safely in central Kazakhstan following a 173-days mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

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Russia's Soyuz MS-02 space capsule carrying the International Space Station (ISS) crew of Andrei Borisenko and Sergey Ryzhykov of Russia and NASA astronaut Robert Shane Kimbrough lands in a remote area in Kazakhstan. The landing took place near Dzhezkazgan on the treeless Central Asian steppes.

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