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Astronauts ride space rail

Posted on October 14, 2002

Astronauts took a ride on the International Space Station's railway system on Saturday, inaugurating a hand cart designed to move spacewalkers along the length of the station. The handcart is part of a mini-railroad on a truss system being built on the station. Already in place is a motorized trolley to move that station's 58-foot robot arm.

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