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WATCH LIVE: NASA astronauts perform 200th spacewalk at ISS

(Source: NBC News) (Source: NBC News)

(WMBF/NBC NEWS) - A landmark spacewalk for NASA is underway Friday morning.

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Astronauts Peggy Whitson and Flight Engineer Jack Fischer will take part in the 200th spacewalk at the International Space Station. The mission is expected to take about six and a half hours.

To tell the two astronauts apart in their bulky spacewalk suits, Whitson is wearing a suit with red stripes, while Jack Fischer's has white stripes.

Once outside, the team will work to replace a box that supplies electriciy and data connections for experiments. They will also replace hardware outside ISS.

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