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In a photo made from NASA television, Expedition 24 astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson works outside the space station Monday Aug. 16, 2010 as she and Douglas Wheelock prepare to install a cooling pump module, replacing the one that failed. (AP Photo/NASA)

In a photo made from NASA television, Expedition 24 astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson works outside the space station Monday Aug. 16, 2010 as she and Douglas Wheelock prepare to install a cooling pump module, replacing the one that failed. (AP Photo/NASA)

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