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Spacewalking Astronauts Fix Up Space Station (Photos)

Spacewalkers for Expedition 33 Excursion

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This NASA graphic shows the two astronauts who will perform a 6.5-hour spacewalk on Nov. 1, 2012. They are: NASA astronaut Sunita Williams, and Akihiko Hoshide, an astronaut with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).

Astronauts Outfitting ISS

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NASA astronaut Sunita Williams and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Akihiko Hoshide (out of frame), continued outfitting the International Space Station on a spacewalk on Aug. 30, 2012.

Astronauts Outfitting ISS

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With the Andros Island and other parts of the Bahamas in the backdrop, NASA astronaut Sunita Williams and Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide (out of frame) work on the exterior of the International Space Station during an Aug. 30, 2012 spacewalk.

Astronaut Akihiko Hoshide Completes Spacewalk

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Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide completed his first spacewalk on Aug. 30, 2012. Fellow spacewalker, NASA astronaut Sunita Williams, is out of frame.

Crew Members Pose for Photo in Airlock

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Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide (left), Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko (center) and NASA astronaut Sunita Williams (right) pose for a photo in the Quest airlock of the International Space Station during preparations for a spacewalk on Aug. 30, 2012.

Sunita Williams Hams it up for Photo

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NASA astronaut Sunita Williams hams it up for the camera while putting on an Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) spacesuit before a spacewalk on Aug. 30, 2012. Williams is pictured in the Quest airlock of the International Space Station.

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