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US astronauts begin repair of aging ISS robotic arm

Two NASA astronauts embarked on a spacewalk Thursday to repair the International Space Station's aging robotic arm, the US space agency said. The outing by Americans Randy Bresnik and Mark Vande Hei began at 8:05 am (1205 GMT) when the duo switched their bulky white space suits to battery power before floating out of the airlock. The two men will focus on removing and replacing the latching end of the Canadian-made arm, known as Canadarm2. Read More: NASA mulls putting astronauts on deep space test flight The 57.7…