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April 19, 2018

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Florida's quote of the day

| 12/18/2013

"The next week will be busy with space walks so not much tweeting from here."

-- NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio, in a tweet from space

NASA has ordered up a series of urgent spacewalks to fix a broken cooling line at the International Space Station.

Station managers decided Tuesday to send two American astronauts out as soon as possible to replace a pump with a bad valve. It's a major job that will require three spacewalks - Saturday, Monday and next Wednesday on Christmas Day.

Read more at the AP.

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