Sep 9, 2012
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futurist-foresight:

ISS: Billions of dollars worth of space station repaired by a 3 dollar toothbrush.
discoverynews:

They used a toothbrush to repair one of mankind’s most ambitious science projects ever.
Astronauts are boss.
Spacewalking Astronaut ‘Touches’ the Sun

In legend, the bright sun was a dazzling temptation for Icarus and so, too, it is for NASA astronaut Sunita Williams, who appears to touch our closest star in a photo snapped during a spacewalk this week.
Astronauts Williams and Hoshide spent six hours and 28 minutes working to remove a stuck bolt using improvised tools made from spare parts, including a  toothbrush.

reach out…

futurist-foresight:

ISS: Billions of dollars worth of space station repaired by a 3 dollar toothbrush.

discoverynews:

They used a toothbrush to repair one of mankind’s most ambitious science projects ever.

Astronauts are boss.

Spacewalking Astronaut ‘Touches’ the Sun

In legend, the bright sun was a dazzling temptation for Icarus and so, too, it is for NASA astronaut Sunita Williams, who appears to touch our closest star in a photo snapped during a spacewalk this week.

Astronauts Williams and Hoshide spent six hours and 28 minutes working to remove a stuck bolt using improvised tools made from spare parts, including a toothbrush.

reach out…

(via futurist-foresight)

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