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The Russian astronauts have lingered on an orbit - RIA Novosti, 8/16/2018


QUEENS (Moscow region), 16 Aug — RIA Novosti. The Russian astronauts have carried out behind a board of the International Space Station on an hour and a half more, than was planned, because of difficulties in laying of cables for ICARUS experiment equipment, the head of the flight and space center of Energiya corporation Alexander Kaleri.© of NASA has told the Russian astronauts have finished extravehicular activity also have returned on МКСПланировалось that Oleg Artemyev and Sergey Prokopyev will work behind a board about seven hours. Before an exit estimated time made six hours ten minutes. As a result astronauts were in an outer space seven hours 46 minutes. "There was rather long cable route, and laying of cables is always complex work. Outside of cables there is already a lot of, it is necessary both to move and to be insured and to lay cables and to put them in order" — Kaleri has explained. He has reminded that because of it the experiment "Test" had to be executed half. From four the station of containers earlier established on a surface with microorganisms Artemyev with Prokopyev have taken away only two. "Other two remained established to the following exit" — Kaleri has added, having specified that this year of extravehicular activity he isn't planned any more. © Photo: ROSKOSMOS state corporation the Russian astronauts have taken away boxes with microorganisms from a surface of MKSV TsUP reported that Artemyev and Prokopyev for operating time in an outer space have managed to start four nanosatellites. Besides, astronauts have installed the antenna of the Russian-German experiment on monitoring of migrations of wild birds of Icarus.Konteynery with samples of microorganisms will return to Earth for studying of influence of the space environment. Besides, it was necessary to refuse the last task — it was planned to sort and throw out two fulfilled experiment blocks "Situation". whether © Infographics Will take me in astronauts?

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