News Briefs: January 28, 2005

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Friday, January 28, 2005

Wikinews Staff Reports —The following stories made international headlines today:

International Space Station crew take 5.5 hour spacewalk

Russian Salizhan Sharipov and U.S. w:Leroy Chiao installed equipment on the exterior of the ISS, including the 20-inch robotic arm. They also inspected and photographed the oxygen generator and carbondioxide scrubber, which have had mechanical issues, and discovered an unexpected patch of oily brownish-black residue near the vents.