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Friday, December 13, 2013

Astronaut may get Christmas wish for spacewalk

In this image provided by NASA, the International Space Station is shown with Earth as the backdrop. The image was photographed by a crew member on space shuttle Atlantis on May 23, 2010. The astronauts aboard the International Space Station dimmed the lights, turned off unnecessary equipment and put off science work Thursday, Dec. 12, as NASA scrambled to figure out what's wrong with one of two identical cooling loops that shut down Wednesday.