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Wolf in training in Star City, Russia. If you look towards the bottom right corner of the image, you'll see the neutral bouyancy tank (a really big pool!) Wolf is about to enter!
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Mir Spacewalk
News story originally written on January 15, 1998

American astronaut Wolf and Russian cosmonaut Solovyev finished a four hour spacewalk outside of space station Mir.

The two men used an instrument to see how the outside layers of Mir (its skin) were holding up in the space environment.

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